UPCOMING MUSIC EVENTS AT VILLAGE CHURCH
Second Thursday Online Recitals
12:15-12:45 p.m. Thursday, March 11 - organist Thomas Vozzella
12:15-12:45 p.m. Thursday, April 8 - mezzo soprano Kristee Haney
12:15-12:45 p.m. Thursday, May 6 - cellist Eman Chalsotori and pianist Elisa Bickers
Recitals will be livestreamed at www.villagepres.org/online, facebook.com/villagechurchmusic and on the Village Church Music YouTube Channel
Classes and Services
Taizé Worship Online: Readings, Prayers, Music and Silence
7 p.m. Tuesdays, March 16, April 20 and May 18
Join Elisa Bickers, lay leaders and a Village Church pastor for a short, but special reflective time of worship. Taizé will be broadcast at villagepres.org/online, the Village Music YouTube channel, and the Village Music Facebook page @VillageChurchMusic.
Jazz in the Village with Jazz Musician Stan Kessler
7:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 16-March 9, on Zoom
Have you always wanted to learn more about jazz? Jazz musician, Stan Kessler, is excited to teach you more about this vibrant genre of music. Stan welcomes people of all backgrounds to join him in learning about listening to and discussing great jazz.
Stan Kessler is a trumpet/flugelhorn player, band leader, clinician and educator in the Kansas City area. Stan currently leads The Sons of Brasil and The Stan Kessler Quartet. He teaches jazz trumpet, theory and improvisation, and music business classes at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Missouri Western State College. He has lead such bands as Stan Kessler and the Flat Five, Eightball and Baby Leroy. His expertise includes jazz, R&B, funk and all Latin genres, especially Brasilian and Afro-Cuban.
All are welcome to participate in the class. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the Zoom invitation.
"Singing Night" with Sarah Tannehill Anderson and the Village Music Ministry Team
7-8 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 18 & 25, and March 4, 11, 18 & 25
As we see the light at the end of the tunnel (the pandemic!), we could all use a little help getting back into singing. Join us for six fun weeks of voice building with master teacher Sarah Tannehill Anderson and Dr. Elisa Bickers, Dr. Carol Dale, Matthew Christopher Shepard, and Will Breytspraak. We’ll sing favorite (and upcoming!) repertoire of all of the choirs of Village Church.
Email email@example.com for more information and to receive the Zoom invitation.
Coming in March
An exciting look at instruments - how they work, and why our Village friends love playing them. Fun for kids of all ages! Insight Music is being created by music team members Destiny Ann Mermagen and Jenny Hull, with insights given by Village Church instrumentalists. You'll find Insight Music www.facebook.com/villagechurchmusic.
VILLAGE ARTS ALLIANCE CONCERTS
The Village Arts Alliance exists to support and promote the performing arts in our community by providing support for not-for-profit musical ensembles. Resident ensembles are Te Deum Chamber Ensemble, The Kansas City Baroque Consortium and The Kansas City Wind Symphony.
Te Deum Concert: Kreuzige – A German Passiontide (Antiqua Series)
Director of Music Ministry