Tuesday Concert Series is a year-round outreach program of Epiphany to the people of downtown Washington presenting a variety of live music and international sounds each Tuesday from 12:10–1:00pm.
Admission to the Tuesday Concert Series is free, but a $10 free-will contribution is invited in support of the performers, who receive a payment related only to the contributions of the day’s audience.
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Tuesday Concert Series Weekly Programs
On February 28 at 12:10pm
Daniel Heagney, marimba, featuring music by Michael Burritt, Peter Klatzow, and Agustin Barrios Mangoré.
Admission is free but a donation of $10 is suggested to support the Concert Series.
Washington Bach Consort
The late Dr. J. Reilly Lewis founded the Washington Bach Consort in 1977 with the goal of studying and performing the complete vocal and instrumental works of Johann Sebastian Bach and his contemporaries. The Consort has a professional chorus of 16–24 singers and an orchestra of professional players noted for their performance of 18th-century music. The Consort’s performances feature an organ prelude and a Bach cantata. During their twenty-plus years of Noontime Cantata performances, the Washington Bach Consort has performed the entire surviving collection of Johann Sebastian Bach’s cantatas on period instruments. Click here for the fall cantata schedule.Levine School of Music
Members of the locally-renowned Levine School of Music’s international faculty perform on the second Tuesday of most months. The Levine School was begun in 1977 by Ruth Cogen, Diana Engel, and Jaclin Marlin, who named the school in memory of Selma M. Levine, a Washington attorney and amateur pianist who took particular delight in encouraging young musicians. The Levine School of Music serves as a vital community resource by embracing two principles that are central to its mission: excellence and accessibility.
How You Can Help Support the Tuesday Concert Series
The Tuesday Concert Series costs the church upwards of $40,000 in administration, advertising, and instrument upkeep. Donations, large and small, help to keep the concert series secure and allow us to bring outstanding performers to Epiphany week by week. You can become a Sponsor of the Tuesday Concert Series at a giving level comfortable for you; our series is dependent on your generosity. For more information about supporting or underwriting a complete concert, please contact the Parish Administrator, Catherine Manhardt, at 202-347-2635 ext. 11 or firstname.lastname@example.org or make a secure online donation now. To become a continuing supporter, select Tuesday Concert Series in the drop down menu and choose a recurring donation.
To perform in the Tuesday Concerts Series at Epiphany
If you wish to be considered for a Tuesday Concert Series date, please submit 1) a program proposal that does not exceed 50 minutes 2) a live CD of a performance (or a YouTube/MP3 link) 3) a biography of you or your group to the Director of Music: Dr. Jeremy Filsell: email@example.com. The Tuesday Concert Series draws an audience of around 80–120 people most weeks, with variations on certain days. The concerts are free, but we suggest a $10 donation for a free-will offering. 20% helps the church to meet venue/administrative costs and the ASCAP claims for the rights to host each concert. Performers are paid the remaining sum in cash on the day.