Westminster Presents  2018-2019

 

 

2018-2019 marks the 60th Anniversary of Westminster’s Aeolian-Skinner Pipe Organ.
Join us throughout the year for programs that feature this extraordinary instrument!

 

Wednesdays @Westminster - Noon Concert Schedule


Program Year Events

 

Rally Day | September 9, 2018 at 10:30 AM
The Westminster Choirs and Brass Quintet celebrate the beginning of the church’s program year.

Wednesdays @ Westminster | September 19, 2018 at 12:00 PM
Stay warm on crisp fall days with music inspired by autumn, presented by Garrett Martin.

Western New York Chamber Orchestra | September 21, 2018 at 7:30 PM
Garrett Martin performs a world premiere organ concerto by WNYCO Artistic Director, Glen Cortese.

Choral Evensong and Blessing of the Animals | September 30, 2018 at 4:00 PM
The Westminster Choirs lead this service of sung scripture and prayer. All creatures are welcome.

Wednesdays @ Westminster | October 17, 2018 at 12:00 PM
Westminster’s own, Hillary Hunt, will sing cherished jazz standards with a fall flavor.

The Phantom of the Opera | October 26, 2018 at 7:30 PM
In this annual holiday tradition, Garrett Martin provides an improvised score to the 1924 silent movie.

Compline | October 28, 2018 at 4:00 PM
The Westminster Schola leads this candlelit service of renaissance music and sung scripture.

Requiem for the Homeless | November 2, 2018 at 7:30 PM
The Westminster Choirs dedicate the Duruflé Requiem to Buffalo’s deceased homeless.

Wednesdays @ Westminster | November 21, 2018 at 12:00 PM
Local poets share classic poetry of Robert Frost to get you in the spirit of Thanksgiving.

Taizé | November 25, 2018 at 4:00 PM
Singers and instrumentalists guide worshippers in this meditative service of song and prayer.

Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus | December 1, 2018 at 7:30 PM
The BGMC presents this holiday program in remembrance of World AIDS Day.

Messiah Sunday | December 9, 2018 at 10:30 AM
The Westminster Choirs sing popular selections from Handel’s Messiah in morning worship.

Wednesdays @ Westminster | December 19, 2018 at 12:00 PM
Local actors perform scenes from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

Christmas at Westminster | December 21, 2018 at 7:30 PM
The Westminster Choirs and Brass present festive music of the season in this new holiday tradition.

Christmas Eve Lesson and Carols | December 24, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Westminster shares its annual service of music and scripture telling the birth of Christ.

Wednesdays @ Westminster | January 16, 2019 at 12:00 PM
Local artist will recognize Holocaust Remembrance Month with music, poetry, and art.

Festival of Hymns | January 27, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Guest Organist Patrick Scott, the Westminster Choirs, and Brass Quintet present great hymns of the faith.

Staff Singer Concert | February 8, 2019 at 7:30 PM
Westminster’s talented staff singers perform opera, Broadway, jazz, and more.

Wednesdays @ Westminster | February 20, 2019 at 12:00 PM
In recognition of Black History Month, hear popular and unfamiliar spirituals.

Taizé | February 24, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Singers and instrumentalists guide worshippers in this meditative service of song and prayer.

Ash Wednesday | March 6, 2019 at 6:00 PM
The Westminster Choir School leads this service marking the beginning of the solemn season of Lent.

Wednesdays @ Westminster | March 20, 2019 at 12:00 PM
In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, join us for this lively program featuring Celtic music and art.

Compline | March 24, 2019 at 4:00 PM
The Westminster Schola leads this candlelit service of renaissance music and sung scripture.

WNY Chamber Orchestra: Mozart’s Trinity Mass | March 29, 2019 at 7:30 PM
WNYCO and the Westminster Choirs join forces to perform this Mozart masterpiece.

Palm Sunday Evensong | April 14, 2019 at 4:00 PM
The Westminster Choirs present Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb to begin Holy Week.

Wednesdays @ Westminster | April 17, 2019 at 12:00 PM
Local singers perform Saturday, 29 AD, a meditation on the Crucifixion from Pilate’s point of view.

Maundy Thursday | April 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM
The Westminster Choir School leads this service marking the night of the Last Supper.

Improvisations on the Stations of the Cross | April 19, 2019 at 12:00 PM
Garrett Martin improvises on each station, alternating with readings by Paul Claudel.

Tenebrae, Service of Shadows | April 19, 2019 at 8:02 PM
The Westminster Choirs lead this service at sundown on the day of Christ’s Crucifixion.

Festival Service of the Resurrection | April 21, 2019 at 10:30 AM
The Westminster Choirs and Brass Octet celebrate the Resurrection on Easter morning.

4th Annual Friends of Music Gala at the Saturn Club | May 3, 2019 at 7:30 PM
Join us for music, food, friends, and fun—all while supporting Westminster’s vibrant music ministry.

Westminster Handbell Choir | May 5, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Under the direction of Steve Mayo, the group will present favorites from the handbell canon.

Wednesdays @ Westminster | May 15, 2019 at 12:00 PM
Enjoy a two-piano version of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, performed by Matt Marco and Garrett Martin.

Westminster Choir Concert | May 19, 2019 at 4:00 PM
The choirs will present contemporary, classical, and popular selections.


All events are free and take place in the Westminster Sanctuary unless otherwise noted. Please note program information and dates may change at any time. For the latest information visit us on Facebook (Westminster Buffalo) or wpcbuffalo.org.

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