Holiday Soirée – Sun. Jan. 3, 2016 – 7:30 p.m.

THE JOY CONTINUES …
Please join us this Sunday, Jan. 3 at 7:30 p.m. to continue the holiday festivities with an evening of beautiful vocal and instrumental music.

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PERFORMERS
Ruth Bailis, mezzo-soprano
Tina Betz, contralto
Lauren Conrad, soprano
Kimberly Doucette, mezzo-soprano
Isabel Gray, soprano
Augustine Mercante, counter-tenor
Marian Stieber, soprano
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David Christopher, piano & organ
Melissa Brun, cello
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REPERTOIRE
Noel X: Grand Jeu et Echo by Louis-Claude D’Aquin
Geistliches Wiegenlied (Sacred Lullaby) … Brahms
Prayer from “Hansel & Gretel” … Engelbert Humperdinck
Maria’s Wiegenlied … Max Reger
Wiegenlied … Richard Strauss
L’hiver … Charles Koechlin (Gabriel Pierné)
See the Pretty Baby … Eugénie R. Rocherolle
My People … Ricky Ian Gordon (Langston Hughes)
Noel … Teresa Del Riego
Three Mystical Songs … Rowley
The Little Road to Bethlehem … Michael Head
Somewhere In My Memory (Home Alone) … John Williams
I Think It’s Going to Rain Today … Randy Newman
Jingle Bells … arr. Melissa Brun
 

FREE WILL OFFERING
FREE ACCESSIBLE PARKING
 
Proceeds benefit the Katherine Esterly Organ Fund
 
The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew
719 N. Shipley Street Wilmington, Delaware 19801
www.SsAM.org | 302-656-6628

Organ Recital “By Request” – Sunday, April 10, 2016 – 3:00 p.m.

David Christopher, Organist

DE ChoralArts – CONCERT Sat. Nov. 21, 2015 – 7:00 p.m.

TWO ROADS
Musical Nostalgia from Different Cultures

TWO ROADSFROSTIANA
…. Music by Randall Thompson
…. Poetry by Robert Frost

GOD’S TROMBONES
Seven Negro Sermons
…. Music by Roy Ringwald
…. Words by James Weldon Johnson
Joshua Martin and Tina Betz, Narrators

Also featuring
JUBILATE DEO … Henry Purcell
Gus Mercante, Countertenor
Katherine Soukup, Trumpet

Gods TrombonesDelaware ChoralArts
David Christopher, Music Director and Conductor
Robert Kennan, Pianist

Saturday, November 21, 2015 – 7:00 p.m.

The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew
719 N. Shipley Street
Wilmington, Delaware 19801

For more information and tickets, visit www.delawarechoralarts.org or call Joan Nipe at (856) 376-3113

ORGAN RECITAL – Princeton University Chapel – Oct. 8 – 12:30 p.m.

After Noon Concert Series
Princeton University Chapel

David Christopher, Organist, Princeton University Chapel, Organ, Recital, Concert, SsAM, Peabody Conservatory, Peabody Institute

Princeton University Chapel

David Christopher, Organist

Thursday, October 8, 2015 – 12:30 p.m.

CLICK HERE to learn more about the organ.

Trumpets, David Christopher, Organist, Concert, Recital, Peabody

Gallery Trumpets at Princeton University Chapel

 

Delaware Valley Chorale – Sat. May 10, 2014 – 7:30 p.m.

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David Christopher, Conductor
David Hearn, Organ

Come, Ye Sons of Art… Henry Purcell
Hear My Words … C. H. H. Parry
Three Part Songs … Arthur Sullivan
Jubilate Deo … Benjamin Britten
Blest Pair of Sirens... C. H. H. Parry

Lauren Conrad Giza, Soprano
Augustine Mercante, Countertenor
Daniel Moody, Countertenor
Bill Gross, Baritone

With the SsAM Choral Scholars
and select trebles from the Wilmington Children’s Chorus

The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew
719 N. Shipley Street
Wilmington, Delaware 19801

For tickets, visit www.delawarevalleychorale.org
or call Lisa Nichols at 302 740-2410.

$20 adults | $15 seniors (60+) & students | $10 children under 12
FREE PARKING adjacent to the church

Contact

David Christopher, Organist, Musician, Conductor, SsAM, Wilmington, Delaware, Peabody Conservatory

David Christopher, Organist and Director of Music
The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (SsAM)
710 N. Shipley Street
Wilmington, Delaware
302-656-6628 (church phone)

DAVID CHRISTOPHER II

Currently, Organist and Director of Music at The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew (www.SsAM.org) and Conductor of Delaware ChoralArts (www.DelawareChoralArts.org) in Wilmington, Delaware, David Christopher has an active career as conductor, organist, church musician and voice teacher.  Born in Philadelphia and raised in southern Delaware, David received his undergraduate degree in vocal performance at West Chester University and recently completed  a graduate degree in organ performance at the Peabody Conservatory of Music.

Known for his keyboard skills, understanding of the singing voice, and skill with the baton, David’s passion for teaching and facility for communicating ideas of interpretation, technique and artistry brings a unique perspective to the many aspects of his musical career.

CLICK HERE to see a list of upcoming performances.

Delaware ChoralArts
Conductor and Artistic Director
www.DelawareChoralArts.org


The Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew
Organist and Director of Music
www.SsAM.org