At the start of each concert season, Good Shepherd plays host to one of the church’s most successful outreach efforts, our Fine Arts Series, attracting performers and concert goers from throughout the region. This year, it is our pleasure to welcome Dr. Michael Felcone, a new Good Shepherd member and former music theory professor at the Manhattan School of Music; the ever popular Quintessentially Brass; and Good Shepherd’s own, Cantor Christopher Prestia. Please join us virtually for several evenings of artistic excellence and liturgical reflection. Links to videos will be made available on this page for each event’s respective date and time.
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|Michael Felcone, Concert Pianist
Sunday, October 18, 2020
Dr. Michael Felcone was featured as a concert pianist for the first part of the evening’s performance. A newcomer to Lancaster, Michael has worked as a Physician Assistant in various health care settings. Seeking areas in which to work that juxtapose medicine and music, Michael holds degrees from Hahnemann University as well as the Peabody Conservatory of Music.
QuintEssentially Brass, founded in 2009, performed representing brass repertoire guaranteed to surprise and delight its listeners. Spanning five generations, the ensemble of five brass musicians has always been a favorite of audiences of all ages. This captivating group is known for its charming stage presence, flawless technique and entertaining presentation.
Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 4 pm
A Yuletide Celebration ushering in the Advent season will be inspired by an evening of Lessons & Carols. This theatrical occasion will also showcase an engaging walk through history highlighting Yule traditions from across time and around the world. We invite you to join us for a festive production that will delightfully entertain families and feed at-home participants in ways that stir us to remember Christ as the reason for this joyful time of year.
|The Many Faces of Bach
Sunday, February 7, 2021 at 4 pm
Christopher Prestia, Organist
Cantor Christopher Prestia will present an organ and cello recital featuring "The Many Faces of Bach." Johann Sebastian Bach was not only the revered composer we celebrate today; he also was a teacher, court musician, performer, and church musician. The breadth of his surviving work tells us much about his world. In this program you'll be sure to learn something new as you become acquainted with the many faces of Bach.