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A Season of Concerts that Enrich and Inspire

Plymouth Congregational Church Music Series is proud to present the 2015-16 season of concerts!

Plymouth Music Series concerts and affiliated events are open to the public as special opportunities for faith enrichment and cultural education.  Music Series events are free and open to the public.  Some affiliated events are ticketed, but members of Plymouth Church and Music Series Donors are afforded deep discounts to these affiliated events.

The generous support of donors helps to offset the cost of Music Series programming, which freewill offerings cannot cover.  If you are interested in providing financial support for these programs, please send us your gift with a completed donor form so we might list your name or dedication in our concert programs.

Though every Plymouth Music Series concert is free and open to the public, we do receive freewill offerings. Programs are suitable for all ages, last about 75 minutes and are followed by a nice reception in the Folsom Room adjacent to the Sanctuary.  Note these concerts in your calendars today!


Sunday, October 11, 2015 – 2:00 p.m.

Alicia Pyle Quartet

Alicia Pyle has been dubbed the “Queen of Syncopation.”  We are thrilled to present her jazz-fusion group, featuring Brad Kuhns on bass, Derek Reeves on violin, and Jose Morales on percussion. 


Sunday, November 22, 2015 – 4:00 p.m.

Switchback Celtic Duo presents “The Hibernian Mass”

We are excited to welcome the group Switchback, a Celtic Duo that has been featured on PBS.  The group features Brian FitzGerald (vocals, guitar, mandolin) and Martin McCormack (vocals, bass guitar) and they join forces with the voices of Heartland Sings to present “The Hiberian Mass.”  This work was written by Brian and Martin, created to play upon the words Hibernia and Hibernate. With the coming of Saint Patrick to the tribes of Ireland, the people awake from their winter of not knowing Christ and become one with the Lord.  In addition to the Switchback Duo, we have the singers of Heartland and other guest instrumentals from the region to bring you a dynamic spiritual experience in the Celtic style.


Sunday, January 17, 2016 – 4:00 p.m.

A Tribute to Martin Luther King

This program tells the story of MLK’s dream of justice and peace, and features Bill McGill portraying Dr. King, The Singers of Heartland and more.  An inspiring program in tribute to a great man and a great legacy.


Sunday, February 7, 2016 – 2:00 p.m.

A Festival Hymn Sing:  Hymns to Warm the Soul

This special hymn sing features many of our most favorite people:  our audience!  Guided by the inimitable host Janice Furtner and accompanied by Maestro Robert Nance, we journey through centuries of soulful song together. 


Sunday, March 6, 2016 – 2:00 p.m.

Bolling Suite for Flute and Jazz Trio

Presented by Flutist Janet MacKay Galbraith, pianist Maestro Robert Nance, bassist Brad Kuhns and percussionist Todd Ramsey, this concert features the famed suite for flute and jazz trio by Claude Bolling.  Made famous by flutist Jean Pierre Rampal and Claude Bolling himself, this classically based jazz suite is wickedly sophisticated, playful and extremely virtuosic.  When played well, it sounds easy but everyone who’s put it together since its creation in 1975 can tell you otherwise.


Sunday, April 10, 2016 – 2:00 p.m.

Hamilton Tescarollo, pianist

Dr. Tescarollo is professor of piano at IPFW and a sought after performer, clinician, teacher and lecturer.  Since his debut with the São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra (OSESP), pianist Hamilton Tescarollo has made solo and collaborative appearances in the United States, Canada, Europe, and South America.  Come hear Dr. Tescarollo perform your piano favorites.


July 10-17, 2016

Plymouth Summer Arts Festival

During Three Rivers Festival Plymouth Church hosts a series of concerts and musical theatre performances.  Mark your calendars now and watch for details in the Spring of 2016.