Upcoming Concerts & Arts Events
Saturday, February 24, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Challenge the Stats
with Angelica Hairston
Challenge the Stats and Concerts at First present a free concert on Saturday, February 24 at 7 p.m. celebrating diversity in the classical performing arts. The concert will feature 11 high caliber African American and Latino instrumentalists, including performances by harpist Angelica Hairston, a cello sextet lead by Clayton State University cello instructor Ismail Akbar, a world-premiere composition for harp and tenor by Joel Thompson, and commentary from Dr. Paula Grissom, Chair of Music at Spelman College.
A $10 pre-concert Dinner and Discussion opens the event at 5:30 p.m. as NPR Personality (WABE 90.1 FM) Lois Reitzes moderates a panel of Atlanta arts leaders discussing tangible thoughts and ideas on creating a more diverse, inclusive and equitable arts field.
Read more about Angelica here
Thursday, March 1st 2018, 6:30 pm
Artist exhibit- Dinner and speaker, Cuban artist exhibit
Sunday, March 11, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Emory University Jazz Sextet
The Emory University Faculty Jazz Sextet led by program director Gary Motley is comprised of artist-educators whose backgrounds provide a wealth of industry experience and expertise. Their mission is to educate students about the rich tradition of American jazz while providing insight into the creative process through performance and analysis. The ensemble includes (from L-R) Randy Hunter, saxophones, Bob Lewis, trumpet and trombone, Gary Motley, piano, Justin Chesarek, drums and percussion, Dan Baraszu, guitar and Chris Riggenbach, bass.
Sunday, May 6, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
Atlanta Symphony Brass Ensemble
Friday, May 11th, 2018 6:00 p.m.
FPC Choir at The Temple
150th Celebration Concert
Friday, September 28, 2018 8:00 p.m.
Inaugural Concert Renovated Sanctuary Organ
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Jens Korndörfer, Organ
Stephen Mulligan, Conductor
Every Wednesday in October 2018 12:00 p.m.
Lunchtime organ concerts with
Patrick A. Scott
Sunday, October 28, 2018 7:00 p.m.
Silent Movie Accompaniment
Thierry Escaich, Organ
Free admission & parking (Lanier lot, 1337 Peachtree St. NE) to all events unless otherwise indicated.
All events are taking place at First Presbyterian Church,
(1328 Peachtree St. NE, 30309 Atlanta) except for the concerts on September 16th and October 28, 2017.
All concerts performed at First Presbyterian Church. Please contact the Music Ministry for more information or to be added to our mailing list: 404-228-7732 • email@example.com