FINE ARTS CONCERT SERIES 2020 – 2021
 
First United Methodist Church presents an exciting concert series, 
led by Dr. Jim Culver, Director of Music,
in a beautiful historic space with great acoustics. 
2020 concerts will be virtual only due to COVID-19.
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Sunday,
November 15
 
Jim Culver – Virtual Concert
 
 
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Sunday, 
December 6

 

Messiah – Virtual Concert

George Frederick Handel’s cherished Messiah is fast becoming one of First Church’s holiday traditions.  This virtual concert of the Christmas portion of Messiah will be performed by choir, soloists and orchestra.  Be sure to share this beautiful Christmas gift with a friend.
 
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Sunday, Feb. 21 
4:00 PM
 
 
 
Broadway Blockbusters – LIVE
 
 Award-winning performers Craig & Heather Weiskerger bring you an afternoon of Broadway’s biggest hits from your favorite musicals.  This dynamic duo has appeared countless times in area theaters and in Europe and Asia.  Come for a delicious slice of the Great White Way right here in Bradenton!
 
Live Concerts could be changed to virtual or canceled according to COVID-19 status.
 
 
 
Sunday, March 4
4:00 PM
 
THE DITCHFIELD FAMILY SINGERS – LIVE
 
Are beloved in the area – offering a wonderful blend of variety, entertainment, comedy, and heart-felt emotion.  This is their fourth visit on our series – each time to standing-room only audiences!  They are THAT good!
 
Live Concerts could be changed to virtual or canceled according to COVID-19 status.
 
 
Sunday, March 28
 
Faure Requiem
 
Enhance your holy week experience with the shimmering and luminous beauty of Faure’s radiant Requiem, a masterpiece of utter serenity.  This Palm Sunday concert will be performed with soloists, chorus, and orchestra.
 
Live Concerts could be changed to virtual or canceled according to COVID-19 status.
 
Sunday, April 11
4:00 PM
Jacobites (Tartan Day) – LIVE
 
SW Florida’s Premier Pipe & Drum Band. Over 60 members – traditional and non-traditional music –
Celtic Style
 
Live Concerts could be changed to virtual or canceled according to COVID-19 status.

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The Fine Arts Concert Series relies on the support of its audience.  If you would like to become a supporter of our series, we invite you to join our list of donors.
 
The five donor categories are:  BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE   1500+
WHISTLES AND CHEERS            1000-1499
ENCORE PERFORMANCE             500-999
STANDING OVATION                   250-499
ENTHUSIASTIC APPLAUSE         100-249

APPLAUSE                                     25-99

All monies go directly to support this Concert Series and are tax deductible.  If you have any questions, please call Jim Culver at (941) 747-4406.