The 2017-2018 Community Concert Series Offers Music for Everyone at PVUMC

Paradise Valley United Methodist Church (PVUMC) continues its 2017-2018 Community Concert Series: Music for Everyone at PVUMC with four concerts each month through April 2018.

The Bella and Cantabile choirs, part of the Phoenix Girls Chorus, performed on Friday, January 12, 2018, performing works by John Rutter, Bach and more.

On Friday, February 23, some of the Valley’s top musical theater performers sing your favorite love songs from famous Broadway musicals from the Golden Age to today’s modern musicals. Tommy Strawser, assistant music and arts director at PVUMC and local actor, performs along with fellow musical theater performers Miguel Jackson, Alyssa Chiarello, and Kimberly Richard. A three-piece band, including our own worship accompanist and director of contemporary worship arts, Andria Fennig, accompanies the singers. What a great date night!

Read about the March and April concerts below or on Eventbrite, where you can register for each concert for free. No tickets are necessary; simply register to let us know you’re coming. Register for each concert at the same link on Eventbrite, and invite your friends to join you by sharing that you’re going on Facebook or Twitter. At each event, we’ll pass the plate for donations to support the series. Thank you for giving generously to the arts.

Free, high-quality childcare is available at each event with a 48-hour reservation, making this a great date night. To reserve a spot for your child(ren) in our Childcare Center, please call the church at 602-840-8360, ext 134, at least 48 hours before the event. To cancel childcare, even at the last minute, please call the number again.

Mark your calendar to attend all the concerts in the series, and register on Eventbrite for one, two or all of the concerts in the series. See the listing below and on Eventbrite.

PVUMC Community Concerts 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018, 7 pm in the Sanctuary
From Broadway, with Love

Just after Valentine’s Day, you’re invited to bring that special someone for an evening of heartfelt romance and love at a concert performed by some of the Valley’s top musical theater performers. Listen as they sing love songs from famous Broadway musicals from the Golden Age to today’s modern musicals. Tommy Strawser, assistant music and arts director at PVUMC and local actor, performs along with fellow musical theater performers Miguel Jackson, Alyssa Chiarello, and Kimberly Richard. A three-piece band accompanies the singers. Don’t forget that we offer free, onsite childcare with a 48-hour advance reservation. Call the childcare coordinator at 602-840-8360, ext 134. If you need to cancel, just call the number again.

 

Friday, March 16, 2018, 7 pm in the Sanctuary
Jácome Flamenco presents TABLAO

TABLAO is an electrifying and powerful show featuring two world-renown flamenco dancers, a singer and guitarist. TABLAO brings the intimacy and intensity of this captivating Andalucian art form directly to you so you’ll feel as if you’re in Sevilla, Spain. TABLAO is the best of traditional flamenco with brilliant modern elements.

 

Friday, April 20, 2018, 7 pm on the Paradise Perk Patio at PVUMC
Jazz at the Perk: Brett Reed Trio

Join us for an evening of cool jazz and hot coffee on Friday, April 20, at 7 pm for a concert under the stars on the Paradise Perk patio at Paradise Valley United Methodist Church.

Come hear some of Phoenix’ top jazz musicians play with our featured performer, Brett Reed, a jazz vibraphonist who performs solo and as part of ensembles, specializing in contemporary and improvised music. He regularly performs as a solo percussionist, as a member of several ensembles, including Crossing 32nd Street and Skin & Bones, a percussion duo he co-founded with Terry Longshore

Take a seat on the patio, settle back and enjoy the show on the Paradise Perk patio, while you sip hot or cold beverages and enjoy snacks from our own Paradise Perk. All proceeds benefit youth ministries and missions.

 

For more information about the musicians and concerts, please contact Dr. Ashley Snavley at 602-840-8360, ext 116.

Please Note: The church has a strict no alcohol and no smoking policy.

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