2017-2018 Special Musical and Liturgical Events

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Saturday, September 30, 2017 – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
OPEN HOUSE
Experience SsAM for Yourself: Open House, Open Arms, Open to All
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Saturday, October 7, 2017 – 12 noon
BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS
Celebrate the spiritual lives of our furry friends!  FREE TREATS!!!


Sunday, October 15, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.
JAZZ VESPERS
in Celebration of the Season of Creation


Saturday, October  28, 2018 – 6:00 p.m.
ORGAN RECITAL
Organ works based on African-American Spirituals
David Christopher, Organist
Presented by the Sylvia Olden Lee Chapter, NANM
National Association of Negro Musicians
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Saturday, November 18, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.
Elijah … Felix Mendelssohn
Delaware ChoralArts
David Christopher, Conductor
David Hearn, Organ
Melanie Sarakatsannis, Soprano
Ruth Bailis, Mezzo-Soprano
Dana Robertson, Tenor
Benjamin Wager, Baritone (Elijah)
Tickets are now available at www.delawarechoralarts.org


Wednesday, December 20, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.
CHRISTMAS MESSIAH SING-ALONG
Jeffrey Spade, Conductor
David Christopher, Organ

 


Sunday, December 24, 2017 – 5:00 p.m.
CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE
Children’s Christmas Pageant

     The Christmas Story presented in tableau by the children of the parish.
Holy Communion

Carol Singing

SsAM, The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew, Christmas Pageant


Sunday, December 24, 2017 – 11:00 p.m.
CHRISTMAS EVE at SsAM
Christmas Eve Concert at 10:30 p.m
Midnight Candlelight Choral Eucharist at 11:00 p.m.
      GUEST MUSICAL ARTISTS
      Joan Sparks and Sarah Howard Carter, Flutists


Sunday, January 14, 2018 – 7:00 p.m.
JAZZ VESPERS
in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.



Saturday, January 27, 2018 – 7:00 p.m.
SPIRITUALS CONCERT
The SsAM Choir
Delaware ChoralArts
David Christopher, Conductor
Madeline Bolden Johnson & Lawler Rogers, Guest Artists
with the Wilmington Children’s Chorus, Kimberly Doucette, Conductor

Spirituals, Tina Betz, Kim Doucette, Angelyn Robinson


Sunday, February 11, 2018 – 10:30 a.m.
CARNIVAL SUNDAY
The SsAM Choir and Drumming Circle

Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew, SsAM, Carnival Sunday, Adult Choir


Friday, March 2, 2018 – 8:00 p.m.
ORGAN RECITAL
Presented by the Friends of the Katherine Esterly Organ (FOKEO)
Alcee Chriss, Organ
2016 Winner of the Firmin Swinnen second prize at the
Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition

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Monday, March 26, 2018 – 7:00 p.m.
Stations of the Cross … Marcel Dupré
Performed by Organ Students of the Curtis Institute


Wednesday, March 28, 2018 – 7:00 p.m.
TENEBRAE
Ancient meets modern … In the shadow of Holy Week
Ruth Cunningham (of Anonymous 4), Guest Artist
with the men of the SsAM Adult Choir
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Friday, March 30, 2018 – 12 Noon
GOOD FRIDAY LITURGY
Veneration of the Cross and Communion from the Reserve Sacraments
The Passion according to St. Matthew … Thomas Luis Victoria
The SsAM Collegium


Friday, March 30, 2018 – 3:15 p.m.
URBAN STATIONS OF THE CROSS
The Rev. David T. Andrews, Jr. and Bebe Coker, Leaders
With Negro Spirituals sung by the SsAM Adult Choir


Sunday, April 1, 2018 – 10:30 a.m.
EASTER DAY at SsAM
Festival Choral Eucharist


Sunday, April 15, 2018 – 10:30 a.m.
ANNUAL HYMN SING
Led by the SsAM Choir and David Christopher


Sunday, May 12, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.
Samson … G. F. Handel
DELAWARE CHORAL ARTS w/ ORCHESTRA
David Christopher, Conductor
Aaron Crouch, Samson
Jessica Beebe, Delila
Augustine Mercante, Micah
Jeffrey Chapman, Harapha
Tickets will be available at www.delawarechoralarts.org


Friday, June 1, 2018 – 8:00 p.m.
ORGAN RECITAL
Presented by the Friends of the Katherine Esterly Organ (FOKEO)
Eugene Lavery, Organ
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Sunday, June 10, 2018 – 7:00 p.m.
JAZZ VESPERS
in memory of the Rev. Rod Welles

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