Friends of Music at Holy Innocents


Friends of Music at Holy Innocents

The Friends of Music at Holy Innocents’ offer an annual concert series to uplift the spirits of all who come to enjoy this series of musical treats. These concerts are open to the community at no charge. Each concert begins at 7pm and is followed by a Meet-the-Artist reception in Bishop Commons. Please join us!

2019/2020 CONCERTS:

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.

Primal Roots Bluegrass...... 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 Piano Trio...... Sunday, January 12, 2020  at 7PM:
The Leaptrott Trio includes Kenn Wagner, Charae, 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 served as an assistant professor of music at Brenau University. 

Atlanta Concert Ringers...... Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 7PM:
The Atlanta Concert Ringers are a community- based handbell performance group featuring ringers from throughout the Atlanta Metropolitan 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. ACR is an outstanding handbell performance group entertaining audiences of all ages at a variety of venues in the Atlanta area and beyond.

Sunday, March 14, 2020:
Private Patrons' Concert featuring Randy Romig and Mary Fullerton

Evensong, May 2020 - A  joint program with All Saints’ Episcopal Church

  • Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 7:30PM:
    Evensong for the Vigil of Ascension at All Saints’ Episcopal Church
  • Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 7:30PM:
    Evensong for Ascension at HIEC, followed by reception for choirs and congregation at 8:30PM

***Pre-service music from 6:45-7:15PM both evenings by Dr. David Henning, Director of Music, St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Houston, TX

All concerts are presented free of charge to the Parish and wider community, thanks to the generosity of the Friends of Music. To donate to this wonderful offering, click HERE