For those I haven't met yet, I am the Director of Music Ministries at St. Lorenz, Myles Hayden. It will be a pleasure to meet you as we continue this tremendous concert series at our congregation! The committee and I have been hard at work to get concerts lined up that will be sure to garner your interest and deliver some memorable music. Please make sure to take a glance at them below! Any questions please feel free to contact me. Thank you!
Our Music at St. Lorenz for 2023-2024 are:
The Stephen Lynerd Group
October 13, 2023
7:00PM in the Worship & Event Center
To start off the new season, we are proud to host the Stephen Lynerd Group for an evening of sacred jazz. This jazz combo, consisting of a vibraphone and rhythm sections, takes many beloved and cherished hymns, and puts them into a jazz setting. Additionally, Stephen also takes more recent contemporary pieces and spins them with a new setting that will be exciting for all audiences.
Myles Hayden, Organist
October 29, 2023
4:00 PM in the Church Sanctuary
Join us as we celebrate the anniversary of the Reformation with an organ recital performed by our new music director, Myles Hayden. Selected works will highlight many cherished Lutheran hymn preludes written by J.S. Bach, Max Reger, and more! Light reception to follow.
St. Lorenz Church Ensembles, Christmas at St. Lorenz
December 9, 2023, 6:30PM
December 10, 2023, 3:00pm in the Church Sanctuary
Come to listen, sing along, and enjoy a Frankenmuth tradition: The St. Lorenz CHRISTmas Concert. All our church ensembles including the Mixed Choir, Mass Choir, Parish Hand Bells, and Wind Ensemble will be heralding the celebration of Our Lord's nativity with joyous and festive music. Additionally, come to hear and sing some of your favorite Christmas Carols to start the Advent and Christmas season.
The Concordia Choir, Dr. Michael Busch, Conductor
February 28, 2024
6:00 PM in the Church Sanctuary
Coming from Irvine, CA, the fifty-five member Concordia Choir from Concordia University will perform during the usual 6pm mid-week Lenten service. The repertoire they have performed in the past ranges from Latin polyphonic to pieces written by modern composers.
St. Lorenz Wind Ensemble, Michael Keller, Director
March 10, 2024
3:00PM St, Lorenz Lutheran Church Worship and Event Center
Join the Wind Ensemble for March Mania festivities as they play songs and marches that you will get to vote on in a tournament style bracket! Make sure to show up with the family to get your favorite song to be the winner!
St. Lorenz Church Ensembles, Ascension Day Vespers
May 9, 2024
7:00PM St. Lorenz Lutheran Church Sanctuary
To conclude the season, join us for Ascension Day Vespers. Music will celebrate our Lord's resurrection and ascension into heaven.
I hope you are as excited about the upcoming lineup as the Music at St. Lorenz committee, and I are! We all look forward to seeing you at these thrilling concerts!
Director of Music Ministries
All concerts are free and open to the public.
A free-will offering will be received.