Asbury First hosts a series of concerts each year in our Sanctuary featuring musicians from both the vibrant local music scene as well as groups and individuals from across the country. The concerts are reasonably priced (sometimes free!). Please check the events calendar for the most updated listing.
More information will be added as events are announced.
September 23: Voices presents Renaissance Splendor
Voices, Rochester's professional chamber chorus, will present Renaissance Splendor, featuring the Missa Pange Lingua by Josquin des Prez, and music by Josquin's contemporaries Jean Mouton, Ludwig Senfl, and Johannes Ockeghem at Asbury First on Sunday, September 23 at 3 pm. The concert will be conducted by Voices Music Director William Weinert. The Pange Lingua Mass is one of the central masterworks of the Renaissance era, known for its unique balance of intricate polyphony with lyrical and expressive vocal lines. A freewill offering will be taken at the door.
November 4 at 3 pm: The Roberts Wesleyan College and Alfred University choral groups will perform John Rutter’s “Gloria”
December 7: Concentus Women’s Chorus will perform
December 7: The Roberts Wesleyan Chorale will be the resident choir for the 8:30 and 11 am services
November 9, 10, and 11: Our youth will present “Lion King”
December 14: Rush Henrietta Bel Canto Singers and Hilton and Spencerport select choirs will present a “Seasons of Sharing” concert
December 15: Amadeus Chorale will present a concert
December 16: The Rochester Gay Men’s Chorus will present a holiday concert