Arts for the Soul Archived Concerts

Arts for the Soul Archived Concerts

2021-2022 Season (Covid 19 Pandemic)

Sing from the Heart                                                                            December 13 , 2021 (Online)
Virtual Concert and Charity Fundraiser for Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
Vocal Soloists: Dr. Vena Alesio, Jenny Smith, Susan Twiehaus; Dr. Charles W. Ore, Keyboard

Rachel Barton Pine, Violin                                                                  Saturday, May 7, 2022

Jarana (outdoor concert)                                                                    Friday, June 10, 2022

Salt Creek Song Festival                                                                       Saturday, June 18, 2022

2020-2021 Season (Covid 19 Pandemic)

Sing from the Heart                                                                       October 30, 2020, (Online)
Celebration of 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage
Fundraiser for Civic Nebraska
Pippa White, narrator; Dr. Vena Alesio & Susan Twiehaus, vocal soloists; Dr. Charles W. Ore, keyboard

Yumi Kurosawa, Japanese Koto                                          Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, (Online)

Hannah Huston, vocalist                                                         Thursday, February 18, 2021
Live at the Lied Center, Lincoln & Online

American Spiritual Ensemble    
                                           Sunday, May 2, 2021, (Online)

2019-2020 Season

Donald Sinta Sax Quartet                                                                      Thurs, Sept. 26, 2019

Sing from the Heart—Family Concert: Childhood Memories          Sun., Nov. 17, 2019
Fundraiser for HopeSpoke
First Presbyterian Choir, with Pippa White, storyteller

Sofia Rei, vocalist                                                                               Sat., Jan. 25, 2020

Bach Aria Soloists                                                                              Sun., April 26, 2020, (Online)

2018-2019 Season

Bridget Kibbey, Harp                                                                                      Sun, Oct.  7, 2018

Choral Concert—In Remembrance                                                           Sun, Nov. 11, 2018
First Presbyterian Choir, Union College Singers, Pippa White, narrator

Sing from the Heart—Musical Memories                                               Sun, Feb. 17, 2019
Fundraiser for Music & Memory Program—Sumner Place
First Presbyterian Choir with Jackie Allen, jazz vocalist

 Alasdair Fraser, Scottish Fiddle, & Natalie Haas, Cello                Sat, March 9, 2019

Ken Cowan, organ                                                                                            Sun, April 7, 2019

2017-2018 Season

Women of the World                                                                                  Sat, Sept. 30, 2017

Sing from the Heart—Songs of Light & Hope                                  Fri, Nov. 3, 2017
First Presbyterian Choir & i2 Choir; Daniel Martinez, guitar

Montreal Guitar Trio                                                                                  Sun, Dec.  3, 2017

Hymn Festival with John Ferguson                                                     Sun, March 4, 2018

The Crossroads Project                                                                              Fri, April 27, 2018

2016-2017 Season (10th Anniversary Season)

A Celebration of Festive Music & Hymns                                           Sun, Oct. 9, 2016
First Presbyterian Choir, Bells & Instrumentalists, Jack Levick, guest conductor

Rhonda Larson, Flute,  & Ventus                                                            Fri, Nov. 18, 2016

Sing form the Heart—Our Favorite Things                                       Sun, Feb.  19, 2017
Fundraiser for The Food Bank of Lincoln Backpack Program
First Presbyterian Choir, Soloists: Malley Keelan,  vocalist, Daniel Martinez, guitar

The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Band                                    Sat, April 1, 2017

Silent Film with Brett Valliant, organ                                                  Fri, April 21, 2017
The General

2015-2016 Season

Sing from the Heart—Heart Strings                                                       Sun, Oct. 11, 2015
Fundraiser for McPhee Elementary CLC
First Presbyterian Choir, Soloists: Malley Keelan, vocalist, Heidi Beran, harp

Laurie Rubin, mezzo soprano                                                                   Sun, Nov. 15, 2015

Solas, Irish Band                                                                                             Sun, Feb. 21, 2016

Tom Miller, steel drums, with Pan Nation and PANgea               Sat, April 2, 2016

Earth Day Concert with Joel Sartore, photographer                      Fri, April 22, 2016

First Presbyterian Choir & Grace Univ. Chamber Choir

2014-2015 Season

Sing from the Heart                                                                                        Oct. 5, 2014
Fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity
First Presbyterian Choir, Soloists: Malley Keelan, vocalist, Daniel Martinez, guitar

Isabelle Demers, organ                                                                                 Nov. 2, 2014

Voices of Light—Bridges of Hope                                                            March 22, 2015
First Presbyterian Choir & Union College Choir
Narrators: Pippa White & Charlie Brogan

Yuval Ron Middle Eastern Ensemble                                                Saturday, April 18, 2015

2013-2014 Season

Lena, A Lovesome Thing                                                                                Oct. 18, 2013
Nnenna Freelon, Jazz Vocalist & Trio

Sing from the Heart                                                                                         Nov. 17, 2013
Fundraiser for Capital Humane Society
First Presbyterian Choir, Soloists: Malley Keelan, vocalist, Jack Rinke, piano

Richard & Peter Stoltzman, Clarinet & Piano                                     Feb. 16, 2014

Voices of Nebraska (Music of Charles Ore & Brian  Pfoltner)    March 2, 2014
First Presbyterian Choir, Concordia University Chamber Choir, Instrumentalists

Alasdair Fraser & Cali McKasson, Scottish Fiddle & Piano             March 22, 2014

2012-2013 Season

Carpe Diem String Quartet                                                                           Oct. 7, 2012

Sing from the Heart                                                                                         Nov. 11, 2012
Fundraiser for Voices of Hope
First Presbyterian Choir, Soloists: Malley Keelan, vocalist, Wilma R. Sundeen, piano

Ahreum Han, Organ                                                                                        Feb. 10, 2013

Voices of Light                                                                                                   March 3, 2013
First Presbyterian Choir, The Twelve from Union College,
Narrators: Pippa White, Charlie Brogan

Anthony Kearns, Tenor                                                                                  April 21, 2013

2011-2012 Season (5th Anniversary Season)

Silent Film & 5th Anniversary Celebration                                              Oct. 2, 2011
Buster Keaton: “Seven Chances”, Clark Wilson, Organ

Music of Praise & Thanksgiving                                                                  Nov. 20, 2011
First Presbyterian Choir & Instrumentalists

The Romm Trio, Trumpets & Piano                                                           Jan. 22, 2012

Sing From the Heart                                                                                        Feb. 12, 2012
Fundraiser for the Child Advocacy Center
First Presbyterian Choir, Soloists: Malley Keelan, vocalist, Jack Rinke, piano

The Mystical Music of the Middle East                                                    April 21, 2012
Yuval Ron Ensemble

2010-2011 Season

Celtic Crossroads, Irish Music & Dance                                                    Oct. 17, 2010

Sing from the Heart III                                                                                     Nov. 21, 2010
Fundraiser for Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach
First Presbyterian Choir, Solists: Malley Keelan, vocalist, Ed Love, sax, Peter Bouffard, guitar

Bottom Line Duo, Cello & Bass                                                                    March 6, 2011

A Celebration of American Folk Songs, Hymns, and Spirituals   April 10, 2011
First Presbyterian Choir, Grace University Chamber Singers

Family Concert- A Trip to the Caribbean                                                 May 8, 2011
Tom Miller, Steel Drums & Pangea

2009-2010 Season

Sing From the Heart II                                                                                    Oct. 11, 2009
Fundraiser for “Clinic With a Heart”
First Presbyterian Choir, Soloists: Malley Keelan, vocalist, Wilma R. Sundeen, piano

One Woman, A World of Music                                                                  Nov. 15, 2009
Rhonda Larson, Flute

Ahreum Han, Organ                                                                                        Feb. 7, 2010

Spring Choral Concert                                                                                    March 28, 2010
First Presbyterian Choir, The Union College Choir

2008-2009 Season

Sing From the Heart                                                                                        Oct. 12, 2008
Fundraiser for McPhee Elementary Backpack Program
First Pres Choir, Soloists: Malley Keelan, vocalist, Jack Rinke, piano

Silent Film- “Safety Last”—Harold Lloyd                                              Nov. 2, 2008
Brett Valiant, Organ

A Celebration of Christmas                                                                        Dec. 14, 2008
First Presbyterian Choir, The Twelve from Union College

An Afternoon of Music and Dance                                                             Feb. 22, 2009
Eisenhower Dance Ensemble

Karen Beardsley-Peters, Soprano                                                              April 26, 2009

2007-2008 Season

A Celebration of Festive Music & Hymns                                               Oct. 7, 2007
First Presbyterian Choir, Concordia Chamber Choir

Ronald & Avis Romm, Trumpet & Piano                                                Nov. 18, 2007

Martin Jean, Organ                                                                                          Jan. 13, 2008

The Seven Last Words of Christ (Brian Pfoltner new arr.)           March 9, 2008
First Pres Choir, Guest Soloists and Instrumentalists

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