Creation Hymn Sing Sunday, April 30 at 6:00 p.m.

The Music Ministry and the Creation Care Team invite the entire congregation to gather in song on Sunday, April 30 at 6:00 p.m. for a Creation Hymn Sing. We will celebrate and give thanks for God’s good creation in hymns and songs from various lands and traditions and hear anew the call to care for the creation. Attendees will sing well known and loved hymns as well as be introduced to some new musical friends! Please join us! Any questions should be directed to Lisa Brenskelle.

Houston Early Music Festival

Join Houston’s leading ensembles, Bach Society Houston, Mercury, Piping Rock Singers, Houston Early Music, and Ars Lyrica Houston, for a week of cutting-edge music — two of the six events take place at Christ the King Church!

Madrigals, Motets, and Merryment
madrigalsFriday, February 17, 7:00 p.m. at Christ the King Church

Join our member Karl Lothmann and the Piping Rock Singers as they present Madrigals, Motets and Merryment, an evening of rarely heard street song style madrigals and beloved favorites. The program combines works by Dering, Gibbons and Janequin with a sampling of madrigals by other treasured Renaissance composers.

Bach Family Motets
bachologo-new-webSunday, February 19, 6:00 p.m. in the nave
Bach Society Houston presents the final concert of the 2017 Houston Early Music Festival: Bach Family Motets. The Bach family was enormous — Johann Sebastian had eight siblings and 20 children, many of them composers, and he almost certainly studied their compositions. Continue reading

Brass Band Oktoberfest

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Sunday, October 2, 5:00 p.m. in the courtyard

The Houston Brass Band and Saengerbund conclude the first Leipzig in Houston Festival Week, presenting an Oktoberfest Konzert which will include a variety of polkas, marches, and German drinking songs, along with Strauss’ Wiener Philarmoniker Fanfare, Wagner’s Lohengrin, von Suppe’s Poet and Peasant Overture. Admission is free.

Luther League youth and parents will prepare and serve brats and beer after the concert. Please support our youth group with a generous donation toward their 2017 trip to Wittenberg, German and the Wittenberg Three Project of the congregation.