Thursday, November 23, 2017

Announcement for Nathan Pacheco Concert

Nathan Pacheco, raised in Northern Virginia, and a Deseret Book artist and #1 Billboard Artist is performing at the Birchmere Theater, 7:30pm in Alexandria, Nov 27th - the Monday after Thanksgiving, to begin his Christmas Tour.  

Please circulate this flyer among all of the Wards and Stakes through appropriate channels to let those who would love to hear him sing, know that he is performing here!

Here is a preview of his previous tour:

Here is a short part of one number of his Christmas tour:

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Announcement for College Music Concert Gala

This Saturday, November 11, at 7:00pm at the Visitor's Center we have the opportunity to hear music faculty from many colleges with strong LDS-based programs.  Faculty and alumni from BYU-Provo, BYU-Hawaii, BYU-Idaho, Snow College and Southern Utah University will perform a concert of classical, show-tunes, jazz and chamber music.  These fantastic musicians are visiting DC to participate in the Youth Music Open House on Saturday at the Stake Center.  

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Announcement for DC/Annandale Messiah Sing Along

This year the Messiah Sing Along sponsored by the Washington DC/Annandale Stakes will be held from 6:30pm to 8:00pm on Sunday, December 3, 2017, in the Washington DC Stake Center.  Conducted by Dave Hardin, the Sing Along will feature an orchestra, guest soloists, and the you the audience as the choir.  Immediately after the Sing Along, all are invited to stay for the annual First Presidency Christmas Devotional message beginning at 8:00pm.  For the Sing Along, you may bring your own music or borrow a copy.  Hope to see you there.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Upcoming Events

There are 2 musical events at the Visitor Center this weekend.  Here is a schedule of exciting events for the next couple of months:

October 28, 7pm: Chinese Mixed Chorus, Temple Visitor Center
October 29, 7pm: Music and Inspiration Fireside, Temple Visitor Center
November 10, 4pm: BYU-Provo Auditions, Washington DC Stake Center
November 10, 7pm: BYU-Provo Fireside, Washington DC Stake Center
November 11, 9am: BYU-Provo Open House & Auditions, Washington DC Stake Center
November 11, 11am: BYU-Provo Workshops, Washington DC Stake Center
November 11, 7pm: Gala Concert, Temple Visitor Center
December 3, 6pm: Messiah Sing Along, Washington DC Stake Center

Report for Music Conducting Workshop

Report of Music Conducting Work held at the Chevy Chase Chapel on October 21 from 9am to 12pm

The Washington DC Stake sponsored a Music Conducting Workshop the second year in a row.  This year featured a new Accompanying class.  28 people attended the workshop, with attendees from 12 stakes.  Four classes were offered.   After the workshop, the attendees enjoyed a nice luncheon.

Attendance at each session (1st session/2nd session; not including instructor and pianist)

8/8 Advanced Conducting (Green)
5/4 Accompanying ABCs (Baird)
1/2 Conducting Presence (Horton)
10/9 Conducting Choirs (Hardin)

Attendance by stake:
2 Annandale VA
2 Annapolis MD
Chesterfield VA
2 Columbia MD
1 Fredericksville VA
1 Gainesville VA
1 Lancaster PA
3 McLean VA
1 Mount Vernon VA
1 Seneca MD
8 Washington DC
1 Woodbridge VA

Announcement for Youth Music Open House

To youth 12 to 18 years old interested in music,

On November 10 and 11, the Washington DC Stake is hosting a Youth Music Open House.  This will be a great opportunity for you to learn more about music programs from BYU-Provo, BYU-Hawaii, BYU-Idaho, Southern Utah University, Snow College, and Southern Virginia University.  See attached flyer for more details.  If you are interested in attending, please fill out this registration form.

Click here to download the flyer.

Please forward this announcement to those interested in attending.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

WTO Movie Fanfare Concert

The Washington DC Temple Orchestra will be performing their Movie Fanfare Concert at the Temple Visitor Center at 7pm on Saturday, October 21. Some of their pieces include: Jurassic Park, Superman, Edward Scissor Hands, and the 1812 Overture.

Click here to download flyer.