Music on Market News

Music on Market presents the unique musical experience of John Bullard playing classical music on banjo.  The program, Baroque with Pluck, will remind the listeners of the sound of the lute or harpsichord from the great baroque age.  The concert is October 21 at 7:30 pm in the sanctuary of Saint Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church.



Music on Market presents an evening of big band jazz performed by the Wilmington Chamber Orchestra, a 16 piece ensemble with strings, brass, percussion, woodwinds, and harp.  The orchestra features the solo saxophone of Maxwell Snyder. Come listen to fine entertainment on September 23 at 7:30 PM at Saint Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church. The concert is free.

Wilmington Chamber Orchestra

Music on Market presents the Wilmington Chamber Orchestra featuring Maxwell Snyder in a concert of big band jazz from the golden era of jazz orchestras.  The orchestra is a sixteen piece ensemble of strings, brass, woodwinds, percussion and harp with the solo alto saxophone of Maxwell Snyder, an accomplished performer throughout the country.  Come enjoy […]

Seipp/ Sheets Duo Concert

Music on Market brings the extraordinary talent of Chuck Seipp on trumpet and Randall Sheets on organ and piano to our next concert on January 28 at 7:30PM at Saint Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church. This program provides a wide variety of musical entertainment from classical to modern to patriotic with video accompaniment. Come and enjoy a […]

Cancellation of Patriotic Extravaganza May 28

Cancellation of Patriotic Extravaganza May 28   Because of circumstances beyond the control of Music on Market, the Board of Directors of Music on Market has cancelled the scheduled concert for May 28, Patriotic Extravaganza.  Music on Market will endeavor to present this program in a future season to celebrate our country and those who […]

Rich Richards and the Stolen Dimes

Come to Saint Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church for the next Music on Market concert on March 12 at 7:30 PM to enjoy a relaxing evening of music presented by Rich Richards and the Stolen Dimes. The Stolen Dimes explore and expand different genres that fall under the broader title of “Americana”. The band is excellent at […]

Pandolfi, Talamantes & Wilkerson Concert

Join us February 5th, 2022 at 7:30 pm at St. Andrews Covenant Presbyterian Church.

The prolific and masterful pianist, Tom Pandolfi known for his artistry and technique joins with Danielle Talamantes, a Metropolitan Opera singer whose voice has been described as “velvety and dark hued” and her husband, Kerry Wilkerson who the Washington Post described as an “exuberant performer” for a spellbinding evening of music.

Thomas Pandolfi, Concert Pianist

Thomas Pandolfi, Concert Pianist September 25th, 7:30 PM in the sanctuary of St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church at 1416 Market Street. With great excitement, we bring to Wilmington one of the leading pianists of our time, Thomas Pandolfi. Hailed a "phenomenon" by the Washington Post. He has received accolades from Bach to Gershwin to Billy Joel! [...]

Sinatra Sampler: CANCELLED

Cancelled This week Governor Cooper declared a state of emergency for the state of North Carolina, and the New Hanover County health authorities provided guidance regarding public gatherings during the current COVID-19 virus outbreak. Based on these events, the Board of Directors of Music on Market Fine Arts Series has determined that the concert, Sinatra […]

King’s Cadence

Join us February 8th, 2020 at 7:30 pm at St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church hosted by Music on Market. The concert is free and open to the public. Ample parking/Handicap parking provided by the church. King’s Cadence is a male “gospel-rooted” quartet that has been a dream of KC Armstrong’s since 1994. As a Christ-centered ministry, […]

Mark Gansor

Join us Saturday, November 16th, 2019, 7:30PM at St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1416 Market Street for an Organ concert featuring Mark Gansor performing music from Wilmington to Paris! Experience American and French music played by St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian’s very own master organist, along with audiovisuals. This is sure to be a spectacular ride to Paris […]

Clutch Barbershop Quartet

Coming to Music on Market September 21st at 7:30pm is the Clutch Barbershop Quartet. This group of four barbershop vocalists are based in Dallas, TX. They are the 2014 Southwestern District Champions, and placed 11th at the International Barbershop competition semi-finals in 2018. Photos and video of the performance It is Well With My […]

Robert McIver Interview

Watch Board Member Robert McIver interviewed on WECT:

The Bracken Band Concert

Angela discussing The Bracken Band on WECT: and here are film and pictures from the event!  

Watch The Messiah at Music on Market

Hallelujah Chorus – December 16th 2018

Thank you to all that attended our Christmas Portion of Handel’s Messiah ending with the Hallelujah Chorus (as a bonus). On behalf of Music on Market we want to apologize for the capacity of the sanctuary. Due to the overwhelming attendance we will ticket next year’s concert (it will be free, but ticketed) to ensure […]

WECT 6 Interview – December 2018

Angela Burns and Pastor Derek McCloud talk on WECT 6 about the coming season!  

Nunsense Auditions

Music on Market will hold auditions for “Nunsense, The Musical” on Saturday, January 26th from 10am-noon at St. Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church (1416 Market Street). Each performer should prepare 16 measures of a Broadway song and be prepared to read & dance. Call backs held on Sunday, January 27th from 1pm-3pm. Synopsis: Five of the 19 […]

Music on Market on WWAY 3

Watch Angela Burns talk about the new season of Music on Market on WWAY 3!

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 22, 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 Watch the production WECT Interview Click here to view the WECT TV interview about the Nunsense production Gallery

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, […]


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 [...]


Music on Market will present the professional male chorus from Northern Virginia, Brethren, in a concert featuring an eclectic mix of many musical genres on January 13, at Saint Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church at 7:00 PM.  The group is well known throughout the Northern Virginia area as well as throughout the Southeast.  You won’t want to miss this performance.

Scott Silbert Jazz Quintet

Music on Market will close out the 2023-2034 concert season with an evening of jazz from Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman performed by the Scott Silbert Jazz Quintet.  Silbert has a long illustrious career including many years with the US Navy Commodore band.  Subsequent to his retirement from the military, Silbert has formed a big band jazz ensemble as well as the quintet that will perform for MoM.  Come welcome Silbert and his group to Wilmington on April 13 at 7:30PM at Saint Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church.  Silbert will present a short lecture at 7:00PM to enlighten you on the jazz era and its great music.

The TAM(T³) trio will perform on March 2, 2024, at 7:30 pm at Saint Andrews-Covenant Presbyterian Church in a Music on Market concert.  Their program will include classical, folk, jazz, and pop selections in a concert that will span the ages.  Come welcome them to Wilmington for an evening of great musical entertainment.

Music on Market presents the SACPC Bell Choir and accompanying instruments in a concert ranging from Irish ballads to ABBA in the Sanctuary of SACPC on May 13 at 7:30 PM.  This concert will have something for all ages.  Different bell ringing techniques will be utilized to add variety to the program.  Come out to enjoy an entertaining evening of music.