2019/2020 concert series highlights:

MAKE A JOYFUL NOISE UNTO THE LORD!

  Music is an integral part of worship here at East Naples United Methodist Church. Our Director of Music, Brent Nicholas, creates engaging music ministry opportunities for all ages. During our worship services we feature music from our amazing Chancel Choir, Jubilate - our handbell group, Kings Kids children's choir, Youth, #4HisGlory, soloists and special music performances. We are blessed to have a gifted organist, LaVon Mattson, and guest vocalists and instrumentalists throughout the year. We invite you and your family to come  join us as we sing praises to our Lord.


Do you have a talent to share? Contact Brent to see where you can be used for the glory of God at East Naples UMC.  Brent@enaples.org

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2019/2020 CONCERT SERIES

Young Artists Recital

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Sunday, October 13th, 3:00 PM

Outstanding local young musicians and their professional teachers - including Pianist Jodie DeSalvo, Naples Philharmonic Co-Concertmaster Emerson Millar, Naples Philharmonic Principal Oboist Judy Christie, and vocalist Carolann Sanita will each perform solos and then perform together. 

The Music of Gershwin

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Sunday, November 10th, 3:00 PM 

 Join jazz trumpeters Dan Miller and Randy Sandke as they celebrate the genius and music of George Gershwin. The music that Gershwin composed for the Broadway Stage and the Hollywood Screen became an integral part of the Great American Songbook, loved by musicians, singers and audiences alike. 

The Mistletones

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Sunday, December 8th, 3:00 PM  

What do you get when you cross the modern a capella style of "Pentatonix" with traditional Christmas carolers? You get “THE MISTLETONES”!!! Exciting, high-octane arrangements of all your favorite Christmas Carols with tight vocal harmonies and amazing vocal percussion! Do NOT miss this incredible holiday concert! 

Jodie DeSalvo & Friends

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Sunday, January 12th, 3:00 PM 

Join pianist Jodie DeSalvo, Naples Philharmonic Concertmaster Glenn Basham and Naples Philharmonic Principal Cellist Adam Satinsky for this fabulous concert. A highlight of the concert will be the Piano Trio in B-flat major, Op. 97, by Ludwig van Beethoven - commonly referred to as the Archduke Trio. Jodie DeSalvo never ceases to give an amazing performance and a very entertaining afternoon of music! 

Totally Broadway

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Sunday, February 9th, 3:00 PM  

A concert filled with songs from some of Broadway's greatest shows. Singers including Debi Guthrey, James Little, John and Maryanne McKerrow, and Carol Ann Sanita will be accompanied by Jodie DeSalvo, Brian Jones, and Brent Nicholas.  

Bear Hill Bluegrass Band

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Sunday, March 8th, 3:00 PM

 “Bear Hill Bluegrass Band” is from the mountains of West Virginia specializing in bluegrass and bluegrass gospel. They play hard driving, traditional, recognizable bluegrass. Their show is filled with comedy and has a friendly down-home manner on stage. The audience is involved with the band and the songs throughout their show. 

All Concerts are Free and Open to the Public

  Tickets are not required. However, a free-will offering will be taken. 

Weekly Music Ministry Opportunities

Sunday

Various musical selections in all services provided by the Chancel Choir, Special Vocalists or musicians, or small groups.

Children's Choir practices during the Sunday School time.

Wednesday

 

Learning Center Music

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 

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Jubilate (Handbells)

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Chancel Choir

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM