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Free Benefit Concert featuring Christopher Jacobson, Duke University Chapel Organist and Mass Choir

September 23, 2018
3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Christopher Jacobson is Duke University Chapel Organist as well as the organist at Duke Divinity School. A versatile concert organist, he is also a conductor, accompanist, guest clinician and teacher. He founded and directs the Duke Evensong Singers, oversees the training of organ scholars and is responsible for the organ playing at all services. He is in demand nationally and internationally as a conductor and organist. This summer he has conducted the Duke Evensong Singers in choral residencies at Gloucester Cathedral and Westminster Abbey.

One of the Evensong Singers featured will be Fort Smith native, Dr. Elizabeth Terry Joyner, soprano. She is the daughter of Rex and Ginger Terry. Her recent solo appearances include performance with the Raleigh Bach Solists, Concert Singers of Cary, Mallarmé Chamber Players and the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra. Joyner holds degrees in piano performance and German from the University of Arkansas; studied music as a Fulbright Scholar and the University of Leipzig and completed her Ph.D. in musicology from Duke University. Joyner also operates a thriving music studio in Chapel Hill, N.C., where she lives with her husband and two sons.

The mass choir will be made up of singers from First Presbyterian, Goddard United Methodist, St John's Episcopal and First United Methodist churches. 

Admission is free, with an appeal to conate to  Antioch for Youth & Families, the local food ministry founded by Charolette Tidwell. Free. 3-4:15 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 200 North 15th Street, Fort Smith, Ark. 479-782-5068 fsfumc.org 

Admission: Free. Food donations suggested for Antioch food pantry.

Event Location and Contact Information:
First United Methodist Church
200 North 15th Street
Fort Smith, Arkansas

479-782-5068
http://fsfumc.org




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