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First Presbyterian Musicians to offer outdoor Thank You Concert

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Date(s) - 11/22/2020
8:00 am - 9:00 am

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First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach

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First Presbyterian Musicians to offer outdoor Thank You Concert

An offering of local professional musicians and student soloists from First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach will present an outdoor “Thank You” Concert to the community on Sunday, November 22, 2020, at 5:00pm. The performance will be held outside of the Center for Christian Life on the church campus at 520 Royal Palm Boulevard. Admission is free; a $10 suggested donation will be accepted via a donation bucket.

This outdoor “Thank You” concert will feature members of the award-winning Youth String Orchestra, including special student soloists and small chamber groups. Additionally, local professional musicians will join in the fun for some jazz, also featuring Dr. Jacob Craig on piano. Together, they will present a variety of different musical genres – something for everyone – including classical, gospel, jazz, and contemporary. Concertgoers are welcomed to bring a meal and enjoy a picnic dinner. Bring your own blankets or lawn chairs to hear the music on the grassy area similar to a traditional “concert in the park”, or stay in the comfort of your own vehicle nearby. Please note that this concert will be canceled if the weather forecast calls for rain after 4 pm.

Since 2017, the Youth Orchestra has been providing the congregation with an exciting, engaging, and challenging repertoire for church services, concerts, and other special events. The group is made up of high school and college-level orchestra musicians from throughout Indian River County, and is directed by Dr. Jacob Craig, Director of Music and Arts at First Presbyterian. In the last three years, the group has achieved two first-place wins in music competitions in Orlando, FL. In November 2019, they embarked on a mission trip to Potchefstroom, South Africa, where they worked with children at the Abraham Kriel Kinderhaus (Center for Children) and performed for the opening ceremonies of the Center’s annual Liggiefees Festival of Lights.

For more information, please contact Ginger Lagemann, Music and Arts Administrator, at (772) 562-9088 or ginger@firstpresvero.org.

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