Lansing Central United Methodist is pleased to announce Living History Music and Arts concert series. This year’s concerts are given in celebration of the 100th anniversary of our Temple House. The Temple House is an addition to the original sanctuary, and house a Fellowship Hall, offices and meeting rooms, a gymnasium and kitchen. To learn more about Central and our history, visit www.lansingcentralumc.net
To begin the series, we are offing noontime recitals during the month of May. The recitals will be at noon on Wednesdays, beginning May 10. You are invited to bring your lunch and eat in Fellowship Hall, followed by the recital of approximately 30 minutes in our historic sanctuary. The May recitals will be played on the 1991 Jaeckel mechanical action pipe organ. Artists include Hae Won Jang on May 10, Tim Bohan on May 17, J. Nixon McMillan on May 24, and Sam Shuler on May 31. Recitals in June are being planned and will be announced soon.
The noontime recitals are free and open to the public.
You will want to save Sunday, September 24 at 3:00 p.m. for a full-length recital by international concert organist, Felix Hell. A native of Germany, Felix Hell is one of the most sought-after concert organists in the world. He has been featured as a recitalist and concerto soloist in more than 1000 concerts throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. The American Organist raved that he “sets standards that older and honored players would struggle to equal.” Visit his website www.felixhell.com to read more about Felix.