CONCERT SERIES & JAZZ at JAPC

All Concert Series and Jazz at JAPC events are ticketless with no charge, unless otherwise noted. These concert programs are patron based and supported by friends of music and church members at Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church. 

Concerts will be in the church sanctuary, where safe distance seating is marked. Masks are encouraged and available for all guests. There is free parking off Burns behind the church.

For further information, please contact Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church at 313-822-3456, visit its website at JAPC.org or find it on Facebook.

 

Carillon Series welcomes Jenny HyoJin Moon on Sunday, November 14, 3:45pm

Carillonist Jenna Moon will play the final program in our 2021 carillon series. Jenna HyoJin Moon earned her Doctoral degree in Sacred Music at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor earlier this year. An avid carillon ambassador of diversity, she has performed over 95 weekday carillon recitals at the Lurie and Baird carillons. Moon received the 2021 MLK spirit award and was co-recipient of 2020 Sonic Scenographies research grant. Moon received the EXCEL Enterprise Fund for her project, highlighting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion through featuring works by composers of color. She studied organ performance and organ literature with Dr. James Kibbie, sacred music and hymn improvisation with Dr. Kola Owolabi, and carillon performance with Dr. Tiffany Ng and Dr. Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra.

Organ/Piano Recital on Sunday November 14 at 4:30pm

Organist Nicholas Schmelter and pianist Tyler Kivel will entertain with a diverse program of beautiful and exciting transcription and arrangements for organ and piano duet.  The program will feature music of Humperdinck, Faure, Raney, Schumann, Debussy, Liszt and Lutoslawski.

We are grateful for the support audiences, of our sponsors and our advertisers.  It is a gift to be able to share our guest artists and their music with our community.  With the consent of the artists, all events going forward will be live streamed.  We are currently expanding our technical capability to improve the quality of picture and sound for concerts and worship.