West Des Moines United Methodist Church

 Fine Arts Committee - Music and More on Grand Minimize

The Fine Arts Committee is financially supported by the Jane Ruby Fine Arts Endowment Fund.  We seek to offer a variety of artistic events to enrich your faith journey.


  
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Music & More on Grand

2017-18 Season

• October 8, 2017 – Citywide Organ Recital
• November 19, 2017 –
RiverBend Bronze semi-professional bell choir
• January 21, 2018 – Max Wellman & Friends vocal concert performing jazz, ballads, blues and more
• February 25, 2018 – Heartland Youth Choir
• March 30, 2018 – Good Friday Tenebrae Service with string quartet from Des Moines Symphony
• April 8, 2018 – Celebration in Jazz, Des Moines Big Band Combo will lead worship services


  

 Sunday, November 19, 2017 – RiverBend Bronze Semi-professional Bell Choir Minimize


Come hear the sounds of this semi-professional bell choir from the Quad Cities joining ringers from our own WDMUMC bell choir.  They will present a concert featuring a variety of styles of music.


  
 Sunday, January 21, 2018 – Max Wellman & Friends Vocal Concert Minimize

Well-known jazz performer in the city is joined by instrumental and vocal musicians in the area to present jazz, folk, and musical theatre.  You will not want to miss this toe-tapping experience LIVE!


  
 Sunday, February 25, 2018 – Heartland Youth Choir Minimize

Come enjoy the angelic voices of the Heartland Youth Choir as they perform folk, newly composed, and world music.  Conducted by Barbara Sletto, this ensemble has been featured in many auditioned choral festivals both nationally and internationally.

Join us for coffee and cookies in the Fellowship Room following the concert.


  
 Friday, March 30, 2018 – Good Friday Tenebrae Service with String Quartet from Des Moines Symphony Minimize

Service of Darkness

Featuring soloists, vocal ensembles, and a professional String Quartet from the Des Moines Symphony.  This service highlights the shadows of Good Friday as we remember the Crucifixion of Christ. 


  
 Sunday, April 8, 2018 – Celebration in Jazz, Des Moines Big Band Combo Minimize

The celebration continues the Sunday after Easter with a 5=piece combo from the Des Moines Big Band.  The combo will play triditional jazz charts that will keep your toes tapping as well as lead us into worship.

Pleas join us for coffee and cookies in the Friendship Room between services.


  
 Committee Members Minimize

Chairperson - Tom Sletto

Members:
Berneda Franson
Linda Holz
Libby Powers
Jane Ruby, Endowment Fund
Tom Slettto

Staff: Pastor Cindy Hickman


  
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