FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
CONCERT SERIES 2018-2019
First United Methodist Church is pleased to present our forty-first season of the Concert Series as an opportunity to glorify God through the gift of music. The concerts are funded through the generosity of the church’s Ida Hill Dalton Fund as well as through the support of our patrons. If you wish to become a Patron of the Concert Series, you may make out a check payable to First United Methodist Church and notate “Concert Series” in the check memo and mail it to the church address to the attention of The Director of Music Ministries, Dominick Giaquinto. We suggest a donation of $30 to become a Patron. We thank you for your support.
Raúl Prieto Ramírez
Sunday, September 30, 2018 at 3:00 pm
Raúl Prieto Ramírez is the first Spanish organist in recent times to establish himself among the elite of the international pipe organ scene. In 2017, Mr. Ramírez was appointed by unanimity of the search committee, the Board of Trustees and the Audience as the new San Diego Civic Organist and Spreckles Organ Society Artistic Director, becoming one of the few full-time Civic Organists in the world.
Young People’s Chorus of New York City
Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 3:00 pm
The Young People’s Chorus of New York City (YPC) is recognized worldwide for its award-winning performances and spectacular artistry. By founding YPC, Francisco Nuñez fulfilled his dream of bringing children from all walks of life together to make beautiful music and friendships, thereby creating new opportunities and a brighter future for thousands of YPC children and their communities.
Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 3:00 pm
From Broadway to classics, on stage and in concert, lyric soprano Lisa Vroman has established herself as one of America’s most versatile voices. Ms. Vroman starred for several years on Broadway as Christine in The Phantom of the Opera. Also as Christine she garnered Theatre Critics’ awards for the role in a record breaking run in San Francisco. Lisa is a frequent guest soloist with orchestras, and theater and opera companies around the world. She has performed as a guest of the Kennedy family at a Profiles in Courage Award Dinner as well as for Queen Elizabeth and former presidents Gerald Ford, George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton.
We invite you to join us for a wonderful concert season and hope that you will mark your calendars and plan to attend each of the concerts in this anniversary year!