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Friends of Music

The mission of The Friends of Music at Holy Innocents’ is to enhance the role of music in our parish and beyond by bringing to our facilities high quality and diverse musical programs by performing artists of exceptional merit for the benefit of both the music lovers in our congregation and, as outreach, to those in the larger Sandy Springs community.

UPCOMING CONCERTS:

Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 7:30pm in Inglett Hall:
Hotlanta Dixieland Jazz Ensemble    …an evening of great Dixieland jazz. Inglett Hall will be transformed into Club Holy Innocents’ and complimentary wine and snacks will be served!           

Friday, November 10, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. in the Nave:
9 String Theory  
...domra virtuoso, Angelina Galashenkova-Reed and award-winning classical guitarist, John Huston return to Holy Innocents’ with their unique musical collaboration.

Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 7:30pm in the Nave:
Organist David Brensinger and Friends  
...Holy Innocents’ Organist/Choirmaster, David Brensinger is joined by stellar local musicians in music for organ and solo instrument. Performing will be classical guitarist John Huston (see 9 String Theory, our December concert), percussionist John Lawless, and Atlanta Symphony Musician Ted Gurch, alto saxophone.

Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 7:30pm in the Nave
"Requiem" by John Rutter
…The Parish Choir will be joined by members of the Atlanta Symphony in Rutter’s engaging and popular work which will be a meaningful musical offering for the Lenten season.

Evensong with pre-service organ recital

Saturday, September 9, 2017 in the Nave
at 5:00 pm -This Evensong precedes the 30th Anniversary Celebration Event recognizing Organist/Choirmaster David Brensinger’s service to our Parish.
Music of Lee, Williams, & Phillips

Sunday, February 4, 2018 in the Nave
at 3:30 pm - Organ prelude, played by Austin Clark, HIEC Assistant Organist
at 4:00 pm - Evensong for the Presentation of our Lord (observed)
Music of Ayleward, Sumsion, & Eccard  

COMPLINE                                                                                                                                                  

This introspective service is the last in the daily cycle of prayer most often found in monastic communities. You are invited to come at 8:15pm for organ music to settle the soul and prepare for the beauty of the choral music and prayers which follow.

 

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in the Nave
at 8:15 pm -Meditative organ music
at 8:30 pm -Compline for the Eve of the Ascension, sung by the Parish Choir

 

All concerts are presented free of charge to the Parish and wider community, thanks to the generosity of the Friends of Music. To donate to this wonderful offering click here.