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Music on Market on WWAY 3

Watch Angela Burns talk about the new season of Music on Market on WWAY 3! https://www.wwaytv3.com/2018/09/24/music-on-market-begins-2018-2019-season-this-week/

Angela Burns Interviewed on Life 90.5

Our own Angela Burns was recently interviewed on Life 90.5 Radio. Listen to an excerpt here:  

Calling All Singers

Handel’s Messiah December 16th 2018 – 3:00PM Calling all singers to participate in the 1st annual Festival Chorus presentation of Handel’s Messiah. Sponsored by Music on Market and presented by St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church Interested singers from the surrounding communities are invited to be members of the chorus without audition. The chorus will join with […]

Robert Mabe Bluegrass Band

Robert Mabe Bluegrass Band Saturday, September 29, 2018 ~Brown Hall ~7:30 PM The West Virginia based Bluegrass group, Robert Mabe Band, is a national touring band that delivers driving bluegrass, country & many other styles of music to audiences across the USA.  Featuring banjo, upright bass, mandolin and guitar, get ready for a toe-tapping show!

Handel’s Messiah

Handel’s Messiah Sunday, December 16, 2018 ~ Sanctuary ~ 3PM Saint Andrews-Covenant Church presents Handel’s Messiah sponsored by Music on Market.  What better way to get into the  spirit of the season than to bask in the glory of the 1st annual community choir presentation of the Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah; ending with the […]

River City Brass

River City Brass Saturday, December 23, 2018~ Sanctuary~ 7:30 PM Founded in 1981 by the late Robert Bernat, the River City Brass was the first professional brass band to be established in the USA in over 25 years.  Today, they perform 35-concert series, tour extensively with more than 40 performances each year.  Their concerts feature […]

Lenoir-Rhyne University Choir

Lenoir-Rhyne University Choir Saturday, February 16, 2019 – 7:30 PM – Sanctuary With great excitement we bring to Wilmington the Lenoir-Rhyne acapella choir.  Based in Hickory, NC the choir is steeped in rich choral tradition.  The group is known for their amazing diversity and pristine tuning.  Under the direction of Dr. Ryan Luhrs the group will […]

Bracken Band

Bracken Band Saturday, March 16, 2019 – 7:30 PM  – Brown Hall An Irish group on St. Patrick’s Day weekend? Yes!  The Bracken Band features Marian Tomas Griffin on guitar and vocals and Chris Murphy on violin.  They play gigs, reels, romantic and drinking songs that will entertain anyone!  From the rolling green hills of Ireland […]

Nunsense – The Musical

Nunsense – The Musical What else, the sisters of Hoboken, drama, laughter, fun! Ah, a musical! Friday, May 3~7:30 PM, Saturday, May 4~7:30 PM Sunday, May 5~3:00 PM ~ Brown Hall

2018-2019 Concert Series Coming Soon!

Information on a terrific new season of music will be coming to this page soon. Check back regularly for updates!

Jeff Little Trio

With few exceptions, the piano does not play a prominent part in Appalachian or Americana music, and is rarely the lead. But Jeff Little is an exception – and a remarkable one. His award winning trio consists of guitar and banjo champion Steve Lewis and upright bass master Josh Scott. Entertaining for all ages! “Jeff […]

The Art of Music: Combining the Senses

Listen and see the beauty of music in this very unique concert. Your most loved pieces will be performed by the Tallis Chamber Orchestra, piano, organ, oboe, flute, harp and vocal soloists. While listening to beautiful music, view a backdrop of art from famous museums combining the senses into a memorable experience. Saturday, November 4, […]

Hullabahoos

Founded in 1987 at the University of Virginia by “a bunch of guys who wanted to sing” this male a cappella ensemble has entertained audiences worldwide, sung for Presidents, made a movie debut (Pitch Perfect) and television (The Office). High energy and vocal expertise in a great night of entertainment. Saturday, January 27, 2018 7:30 […]

John Bullard and Friends

“What Segovia did for the classical guitar John Bullard may well do for the five-string banjo; elevate it to a respected classical instrument!” – Wireless Catalog John performs his stunning transcriptions for classical banjo joined by Markus Compton on keyboard, Francoise Moquin on violin, and Schuyler Slack on cello. A classical concert like you’ve never […]

The Annie Moses Band

With great excitement we bring to Wilmington the Annie Moses Band, premier national touring and recording artists. This classical-crossover ensemble of six siblings, is known for their virtuosic string playing, eclectic vocals and stylistically diverse arrangements. Musical styles include classical, Americana, progressive folk, and jazz influences. Saturday, March 17, 2018 7:30 PM Brown Hall Annie […]

A Crystal Concert

Dean Shostak’s Crystal Concert fascinates audiences with glass instruments from Benjamin Franklin’s Glass Armonica to ones created by glass artists all over the world. In a two part concert with Dean and entertainer, Kelly Kennedy, all will enjoy music from Colonial to Folk to Celtic. Seen on CNN, and The Early Show, we are excited […]

New Odyssey

A memorable night of fun audience interaction brought to you by this incredible cover band from Chicago playing all types of music from across the decades, performed on 30 different musical instruments including a pocket trumpet, accordion, sousaphone, melodica, banjo, and bass trumpet!! Don’t miss the fun. Saturday, September 24, 2016 7:30 PM In Brown […]

Palmetto Voices

The talented and high energy Palmetto Voices is a professional choir that strives to preserve the legacy of the Concert Spiritual. Exceptional talent in an unforgettable toe-tappin’ evening! Saturday, November 5, 2016 7:30 PM In the Sanctuary

A Celtic Christmas

Kick off the Christmas season with a night of Celtic music performed by this touring band with vocal and instrumental music of the season’s favorites, Irish style. Come hear vocals, fiddle, Irish drum, guitar and keyboard bringing the Irish tradition to life. Saturday, December 10, 2016 7:30 PM In the Sanctuary

A Symphony of Bells

The talented handbell choir of St. Andrews-Covenant performs an exciting and varied concert of music from Coldplay to Shrek to Mozart! See and hear how bells and instruments work together to make a symphonic concert experience! Saturday, January 28, 2017, 7:30 PM, In the Sanctuary

Zamba Yawar

The ECU Afro-Andean World Music Ensemble presents the traditional music of the coastal and highland regions of South America. The ensemble performs with authentic folk instruments in an evening of Afro-Latin song and dance music. Saturday, February 25, 2017 7:30 PM In Brown Hall

A Living Last Supper

A Living Last Supper is a dramatic and powerful portrayal of Jesus and His disciples on the night before His betrayal. Seated in front of a backdrop of da Vinci’s famous painting, each disciple rises to express his thoughts after hearing that there is a traitor in their midst. Music from the Lenten portion of […]

Brethren Group

We are very excited to bring back from our 2012 series the extraordinary Brethren Group for our opening concert. Their amazing vocal precision, diverse selections, and stage presentation make this concert memorable! Saturday, September 19, 2015 7:30PM ~ Sanctuary Click Here to Download the PDF Poster

Sounds of Freedom

A patriotic concert combining American pride, music from the various American Wars, a tribute to our Armed Forces, and songs of peace. Presented by the Saint Andrews-Covenant Chorale, brass, percussion, organ, and piano. A great evening for all ages! Saturday, November 7, 2015 7:30PM ~ Sanctuary Click Here to Download the PDF Poster

Elisabeth Von Trapp

For Elisabeth Von Trapp, the “sounds of music” are her earliest memories. Granddaughter of Maria and Baron Von Trapp, Elisabeth sings professionally at major concert halls worldwide. Her unique artistic style and ethereal voice make for a memorable evening. “Before the concert is over, she will have the audience gasping at the sheer beauty of […]

Raleigh Flute Choir

Founded in 1986, this professional flute ensemble has become one of the nation’s leading flute ensembles. From the tiny piccolo to the eight-foot contrabass, enjoy six octaves of flute sounds in a most interesting and entertaining evening of music. Saturday, February 20, 2016 7:30PM ~ Sanctuary Click Here to Download the PDF Poster

Noah Waddell, Pianist

At age 7, Noah Waddell discovered his amazing gift on the piano. Now at age 14, and regarded as a child prodigy, he performs nationally with major orchestras. Known for his explosive and physical performances, Noah also plays with exquisite sensitivity. Saturday, March 12, 2016 7:30 PM ~ Sanctuary Click Here to Download the PDF […]

The Art of Music: Combining the Senses

Listen and see the beauty of music in this very unique concert. Your most loved pieces will be performed by the Tallis Chamber Orchestra, piano, organ, oboe, flute, harp, and soloists. While listening to beautiful selections, view a backdrop of art from famous museums and various scenery combining the senses into a memorable experience. Saturday, […]

Avante Vocal Jazz

Founded on the idea of fusing a cappella contemporary with vocal jazz, this talented ensemble performs a unique program from contemporary choral to cutting edge jazz with a modern flair. Saturday, September 27th, 2014 7:30 PM – The Sanctuary Click Here To Download the PDF Poster

Whitetop Mountain Band

Straight from the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, the Whitetop Mountain Band is a family band with high charisma and talent. Featuring a show of old-time country duets, fiddle / banjo tunes, bluesy mandolin / guitar, mountain gospel songs and high energy flatfoot dancing, all will enjoy this most entertaining evening. Saturday, November 1st, 2014 7:30PM […]

Raleigh Ringers

The exceptionally talented and entertaining Raleigh Ringers ring hand-bells with amazing technique and precision. Known nationally, we are excited to bring them to our series. Free tickets (limit 4 per person) are required for this concert from the church office beginning November 3rd.         Saturday, December 6th, 2014 7:30 PM – Brown […]

Bach Meets Armstrong

Ed Bach is back for another series appearance in a two part concert sure to please the audience. The first half is filled with a diverse mix of trumpet with pianist, Sharon Miller, and the second half will blow you away with the Louis Armstrong ensemble in full swing! Saturday, January 24th, 2015 7:30PM – […]

Two Requiems

Beginning with the Newtown Requiem written in a slow jazz style for the loved ones of Sandy Hook Elementary School and followed by the moving Faure Requiem, this concert presents the message of peace and eternal light in two beautiful contrasting and meaningful styles. Saturday, March 14th, 2015 7:30PM – The Sanctuary Click Here to […]

Little Women

Based on the life of Louisa May Alcott, this Broadway musical captivates this timeless story. A glorious musical filled with personal discovery, hope, heartache and everlasting love. Free tickets (limit 4 pp) are required for the performances beginning March 23rd from the church office. Friday – Saturday, April 17-18, 2015, 7:30PM Sunday, April 19th, 2015, […]

Steely Pan Band

The series kicks off with 22 performers playing 41 steel drums from Appalachian State University! All ages will enjoy traditional soca / calypsos, rock and roll, classical and even Appalachian mountain music. Feel the energy of this talented group as they play and teach us about steel drums. Saturday, October 19, 2013 7:30 PM ~ […]

ECU Guitar Ensemble

A delightful evening presented by the touring guitar ensemble from East Carolina University under the direction of Dr. Elliot Frank. Hear a variety of works by American and Latin American composers including arrangements of popular and folk melodies from North and South America. Beautiful melodies and rhythms will transport the listener to places both here […]

A Celtic Christmas

Rich in Irish tradition, all will enjoy the music of Jennifer Licko and her Celtic band. A lilting Irish voice with string accompaniment will bring your favorite Christmas songs to life in authentic Irish style. Saturday, December 14, 2013 7:30 PM ~ Sanctuary

The Prima Trio

Playing not three but four instruments, violin, piano, clarinet and viola, we present this young, prize-winning international trio. A delightfully varied and virtuosic showcase of music from classical to klezmer to tango, with a surprise at the end! Saturday, January 11, 2014 7:30 PM ~ Sanctuary

The American Boychoir

Hailed as America’s premier boy’s choir, the American Boychoir has long been recognized as one of America’s finest musical ensembles. We are thrilled to be included in their 2014 schedule which includes over 100 performances nationally and internationally. Not to be missed! Saturday, February 22, 2014 7:30 PM ~ Sanctuary

Antiphonally Speaking

Combining the choral talents of St. Andrews-Covenant and First Presbyterian Churches along with a brass ensemble in an evening of diverse musical styles in a “surround sound” antiphonal setting. Saturday, March 22, 2014 7:30 PM ~ Sanctuary

The Brethren Group

Hailing from the Washington, DC area, the professional, male ensemble Brethren, will bring an eclectic mix of many musical genres. From Renaissance polyphony to traditional hymnody to spirituals to patriotic standards to southern gospel – they deliver a choral program that is sure to suit even the strongest of critics. Saturday, October 6, 2012 7:30 […]

A Crystal Concert

Dean Shostak’s Crystal Concert fascinates audiences with glass instruments from Benjamin Franklin’s Glass Armonica to new ones created by glass artists all over the world. In a two part concert with Dean and entertainer, Kelly Kennedy, all will enjoy music from Colonial to Celtic and a fun second half Christmas program. Seen on CNN, HGTV […]

Ciompi String Quartet

Acclaimed by the New York Times and major publications across the globe, the Ciompi String Quartet will amaze all with their artistry of classical music.   The entire evening was a work of art, of technical brilliance, of careful sensitive ensemble playing. (Toronto Globe) Saturday, January 12, 2013 7:30 PM – Sanctuary Click Here To […]

Bells and More!

Featuring the talented Handbell Choir of St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church along with an instrumental ensemble of percussion, marimba, flute and more! All will enjoy a very entertaining evening of instrumental music of many musical styles. Fun for all ages! Saturday, February 23, 2013 7:30 PM – Brown Hall Click Here To Download The PDF Poster

Palmetto Voices

No vocal group can give a performance of spirituals, jazz, and more like this one! The talent, rhythm and energy of Palmetto Voices is an unforgettable evening for all ages. Absolutely not to be missed! Saturday, March 23, 2013 7:30 PM – Sanctuary Click Here To Download the PDF Poster

Fiddler on the Roof

  A Broadway musical about family, faith and tradition presented by the Music Ministry of St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church and instrumentalists. Free tickets are required for these performances, available from the church office by April 1, 2013. Friday – Sunday, May 3 – 5, 2013 7:30 PM – Brown Hall  

Fit For A King

Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 7:30 PM in the Sanctuary You are invited to a royal event! Enjoy the music of Royal Coronations and Weddings. From Handel’s Coronation Anthems to the music of the Royal wedding of Will and Kate, you’ll feel as if you were there! Presented by the Music Ministry of St. Andrews-Covenant […]

Wesley Hall: Young Artist Winner

Saturday, March 24, 2012 7:30 PM in the Sanctuary Music on Market and the American Guild of Organists is proud to present Wesley Hall, Wilmington Chapter Winner of the Quimby / AGO Young Artists Competition. A senior at Oberlin Conservatory, Wesley has been a finalist in several major organ competitions. A young artist on the […]

Goni And Gilbert

Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 7:30 PM in the Sanctuary A spectacular program of World Music performed by two internationally renown classical guitar and flute artists. Winner of the International Guitar Foundation competition, Antigoni Goni is listed regularly among the world’s greatest living guitarists. Laura Gilbert has won multiple international awards and has appeared with […]

Bach Meets Louis Armstrong

Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 7:30 PM on the Sanctuary Featuring the talent of Ed Bach, Trumpeter, enjoy this two part concert: the first half with solo trumpet and pianist, Sharon Miller presenting classical, favorite hymns and a little “POP”. The second half will “WOW” you with a five piece Louis Armstrong Jazz Ensemble. For […]

Sounds of Freedom

Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 7:30pm in the Sanctuary Celebrating the spirit and freedom of America with a special tribute to those who serve our country and in remembrance of 09/11/2001. Presented by the Music Ministry of St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church and guest instrumentalists. For Printable PDF: Sounds of Freedom Poster  

2010 – 2011 Series

Carolina Brass Established in 1997, Carolina Brass combines virtuosity and good humor, delighting audiences wherever they go.  Come and enjoy a  delightful program of classical, Broadway and jazz. A favorite with audiences of all ages! Saturday, October 2, 2010 ~ 7:30 PM ~ Sanctuary Mass of the Children The Chorale of St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church [...]

2009 – 2010 Series

Sounds of Freedom Come celebrate the freedom of America with an inspirational Patriotic Concert presented by the St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church Chorale, handbells, organ, piano and guest instrumentalists. Saturday, November 21, 2009 7:30 PM ~ Sanctuary The Oleander Chamber Orchestra Presents lgor Stravinsky’s “The Soldier’s Tale” A tale of temptation…Would you sell your soul to [...]

2008 – 2009 Series

The John Brown Jazz Quartet World renown and Grammy nominee, John Brown and his jazz quartet, in a concert guaranteed to get you jumpin’! Saturday, October 26, 2008 4:00 PM – Sanctuary Bradley Welch Organ Concert Concert Organist and Artist in Residence, Highland Park United Methodist Church, Dallas, Texas Join us for the celebration of [...]