Concert Series 2009-2010
“Great Music, Great Artists”
Sunday, August 23
FBC Sanctuary Choir and the choirs of Mt. Zion Baptist Church Choir
Ev’ry Time I Feel the Spirit! Our own Sanctuary Choir will combine with the choir from
Sunday, September 13
Bruce and Lisa, flute and violin
Bruce is a Grammy-nominated violinist and composer who has performed with Michael W. Smith, Josh Groban, Martina McBride, Natalie Cole, Ray Charles, Alan Jackson and Michael Jackson. Former first violinist with the Florida Philharmonic Orchestra, he now tours regularly with Christian artist, Twila Paris. Bruce’s solo violin can also be heard on VeggieTales videos, including, “Sheerluck Holmes and the Golden Ruler.”
Lisa made her
BRUCE & LISA have recorded several Praise & Worship CDs, including their latest release, “Lord of the Hymn.” Released on the Cool Springs Records label, and distributed by Word Music, “Lord of the Hymn” is a collection of well-known hymns arranged by Bruce Wethey and Don Marsh in an exciting new Celtic style.
Sunday, October 11
Sunday, November 22
Dr. Charles C. Callahan in the Dedication Concert for our newly renovated organ
Charles Callahan is one of
Orchestras, choirs, chamber music ensembles and soloists all over the world have performed compositions by Dr. Callahan. He has been commissioned to compose music twice by
In addition to compositions and performances, Charles Callahan is a noted educator and author; his two books on American organ building have become standard reference works. He is frequently in demand as a consultant for organ projects and his work in this area includes significant instruments for the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica, St. Agnes Cathedral,
Sunday, December 6
FBC Sanctuary Choir and Instrumentalists
Christmas Oratorio by Camille Saint-Saëns—The Sanctuary Choir will be joined by area soloists and area instrumentalists for a glorious evening of singing this beautiful oratorio combining solo and soli work with lovely choruses. The choir will also be singing several other inspirational Christmas selections. This concert will be free to all attending, however, tickets are required.
Sunday, February 21
A Festival of Praise!
Join the choirs of First Baptist Church Knoxville; Central Baptist Church, Bearden; Broadway Baptist Church; Central Baptist Church, Fountain City; Monte Vista Baptist Church, Maryville; First Baptist Church Oak Ridge; and Brentwood United Methodist Church as we form a 300-voice choir to fill the Sanctuary with the music of hymns selected from the new Celebrating Grace Hymnal, produced in cooperation by Mercer University. Dr. Gregory Bunn will be our guest organist and Mary McDonald will be our guest pianist for the evening.
We will be premiering many new hymns and arrangements of old favorites from the new hymnal as we celebrate our final dedication event of the newly renovated Schantz organ by RA Colby and Associates.
Sunday, March 7
Sacred Choral Concert by the Furman Singers, Dr. Bing Vick, conducting
Join the Furman Singers for a magnificent hour and a half concert of sacred choral works as well as lighter fare to close out the evening. This tour will be the final tour for Dr. Bing Vick as conductor of the Furman Singers after a successful 40 year career as their leader. A love-offering will be taken during the concert.