Moravian Star Anthem Series is growing!

See our Catalog for more information about how to order anthems in our new series. Those with red covers are newly-written works by living Moravian composers; those with blue covers are editions from the archival collections. Some are new editions of our old favorites that had gone out of print, and some are the first time these anthems have been published!

What does a Moravian musician do on vacation? Click here to watch something special about Max and Margaret Brady’s recent visit to Normandy …

Moravian Archives and Moravian Music Foundation Lunchtime 2013-2014 Lecture Series at the Archie K. Davis Center in Winston-Salem, NC

Lectures are held at 12:15 p.m. in the Spaugh Lecture/Recital Hall of the Archie K. Davis Center. You’re welcome to bring your lunch! If the local schools are cancelled or released early because of weather, do call to see if we’re here – we might be going ahead with the lecture!

  • February 13 – CANCELLED DUE TO THREAT OF SNOW AND ICE!!!! The Moravian Lower Brass Ensemble – Nola Reed Knouse, lecturer, with friends!
  • March 13 – What’s a Synod, Anyway? – C. Daniel Crews, lecturer
  • April 10 – Where in the World Is the Moravian Church? – Sam Gray, lecturer
  • May 8 – Moravians in the Great War – C. Daniel Crews, lecturer

February 4 Salem Band Winter Concert. 7:30 p.m., Brendle Recital hall, Scales Fine Arts Center, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC. Classic band literature and popular favorites, including music by Shostakovich, Offenbach, Holisinger, Persichetti, a big-band medley, and more. Free. For more information visit www.SalemBand.org or contact Eileen Young at eileenyoung@triad.rr.com; 336-413-2180.

February 11 Bach Choir Archives Lecture Series, 1:30 p.m. (following Bach at Noon concert). Gwyneth Michel and Dr. Paul Larson, “John Heckewelder’s Diverse Musical Life”, focusing on the music he heard and played and some of his missionary trials. Free; reservations required (capacity 35!).You may bring a lunch or order a box lunch. For more information or to make your reservation, contact Mary Ellyn Voden at maryellyn@bach.org or 610-866-4382 ext. 13.

February 13 Lunchtime Lecture Series: “The Moravian Low Brass Ensemble.” Nola Reed Knouse and friends. 12:15 p.m., Spaugh Recital Hall, Archie K. Davis Center, Winston-Salem, NC. Bring a lunch if you like!

February 21-23 Moravian Music on the Mountain, the fourth annual Moravian Music Weekend at Laurel Ridge Moravian Camp and Conference Center. Opportunities for band, choir, and listeners. Contact Laurel Ridge336-359-2951; laurel_ridge @skybest.com; www.laurelridge.org

February 28 Chamber Music in the Chapel, Old Chapel, Central Moravian Church, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. 7:30 p.m. Robin Kani, flute; Fran Duffy, harp; Rebecca Owens, organ. Suggested donation $10.00

March 13 Lunchtime Lecture Series: “What’s a Synod, Anyway?” C. Daniel Crews, lecturer. 12:15 p.m., Spaugh Recital Hall, Archie K. Davis Center, Winston-Salem, NC. Bring a lunch if you like!

March 14 With Liberty and Music for All: Music of the American Moravians, Les Sirenes (Kristen Watson and Kathryn Mueller), sopranos. Music by Moravian composers John Antes, Christian Gregor and others, along with music by J. C. F. Bach and Joseph Haydn. First Parish, 50 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA. For information and tickets contact Musicians of the Old Post Road, 318 Bear Hill Road, Suite 9, Waltham, MA 02451; 781-466-6694; musicians@oldpostroad.org. See https://oldpostroad.org/concert_series.

March 15 With Liberty and Music for All (see March 14); this concert is at Old South Church, 645 Boylston Street, Boston, MA.

March 16 A Spring Organ Concert, 4:00 p.m., Central Moravian Church, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Rebecca Owens, organist. Suggested donation $10.00

April 4 Chamber Music in the Chapel, Old Chapel, Central Moravian Church, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. 7:30 p.m. SATORI present an inventive concert of North American and South American music featuring flute, classical guitar, and string quartet. Suggested donation $10.00

April 10 Lunchtime Lecture Series: “Where in the World Is the Moravian Church?” Samuel J. Gray, lecturer. 12:15 p.m., Spaugh Recital Hall, Archie K. Davis Center, Winston-Salem, NC. Bring a lunch if you like!

May 4 Unitas Chorale Concert, 4:00 p.m., Nazareth Moravian Church.

May 8 Lunchtime Lecture Series: “Moravians in the Great War.” C. Daniel Crews, lecturer. 12:15 p.m., Spaugh Recital Hall, Archie K. Davis Center, Winston-Salem, NC. Bring a lunch if you like!

May 18 Moravian Music Sunday

May 18 Moramus Chorale and Home Moravian Church Choir combined concert, Home Moravian Church, Winston-Salem, NC. time TBD.

June2-13 German Script course, Moravian Archives, Bethlehem, PA. For information, contact the Archives at 610-866-3255; or http://www.moravianchurcharchives.org/germanscript.php. This course fills up quickly, so register soon!

July 20 Smithills Senior Brass Band, 7:00 p.m., Home Moravian Church, Winston-Salem, NC. Band from Smithills School, Specialist Arts College in England. Free. For reviews of the band’s performance, see http://www.smithillsschool.net/news%20&%20dates%20files/band_news.html

October 2-5 4th Bethlehem Conference on Moravian History and Music, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA. For more information, see www.MoravianConferences.org.