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Friends of Music


From fellowship to outreach, music plays an integral role in the life of Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church. The music of HIEC extends into the wider community as the Friends of Music, patrons of the musical arts, offer an annual concert series to raise the spirits of all who come to enjoy a wonderful array of musical talent with us. All Friends of Music concerts are free of charge and are followed by a complimentary Meet-the-Artist reception in Bishop Commons.  We look forward to seeing you there! If you have any questions or comments about our music program, please contact Dr. Sean Vogt by email.
Contact: Dr. Sean Vogt

If you would like to become a member of the Friends of Music and contribute to their ongoing efforts to bring diverse and dynamic musicians to Holy Innocents' and the greater Sandy Springs community, please consider making a donation by clicking HERE




Indra Thomas, Soprano
Sunday, September 22, 2019 AT 7PM
Indra Thomas has performed at many world class opera houses and venues the world over, showcasing her intensely beautiful soprano voice alongside incredible orchestras from Spain to Japan to the US and back again. In constant demand, her performances are consistently distinguished by the striking vocal beauty and deep emotional impact of her singing. She is currently on the voice faculty of her alma mater, Shorter University, and is a graduate of the prestigious Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia.

Curtis Jones & Primal Roots
Sunday, November 10, 2019 AT 7PM
Primal Roots is a high-energy bluegrass and acoustic music band from the Mountains of North Georgia. The band was formed by legendary guitarist Curtis Jones, often called the world’s fastest flat-picking guitarist, and consists of mandolinist Matt Mundy, banjo player Devon Wiseman, and rounding out this immensely talented group, bassist Jeff Wright.

Leaptrott Trio
Sunday, January 12, 2020 AT 7PM
The Leaptrott Trio includes Kenn Wagner, Charae Kruger, and Ben Leaptrott. Kenn Wagner is first violinist with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Charae Krueger is principal cello with the Atlanta Opera Orchestra and Atlanta Ballet Orchestra. Ben Leaptrott is a highly sought-after collaborative pianist in and around Atlanta, and he has served as an assistant professor of music at Brenau University.

Atlanta Concert Ringers
Sunday, February 9, 2020 AT 7PM
The Atlanta Concert Ringers are an outstanding, community - based handbell performance group featuring ringers from the Atlanta Metro area. These talented musicians prepare programs showcasing a wide variety of handbell music from secular and sacred to show tunes, old stand-bys to new compositions, and everything in between. The Atlanta Concert Ringers  are an outstanding handbell performance group entertaining audiences of all ages at a variety of venues in the Atlanta area and beyond.

We look forward to having you here at Holy Innocents!