Star of the Morning

Star of the Morning

Saturday, December 8 at 5 PM Clarendon United Methodist Church in Arlington, VA Sunday, December 9 at 5 PM St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Alexandria, VA Our annual candlelight program celebrating Advent, Hanukkah, the Solstice, Christmas, and the coming of the New Year has become a highlight of our season. Featuring music and readings reflective of the season, this quiet hour is an opportunity to pause, reflect, and enjoy a moment of...

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About Melissa Coombs

About Melissa Coombs

Soprano Equally comfortable on the concert and recital stage, Melissa Coombs has performed throughout the Eastern United States and in Europe. Her concert appearances have included Bach’s B-minor Mass, Händel’s “Alexander’s Feast” and Mozart’s Requiem. Ms. Coombs has been a featured soloist at the Maryland Händel Festival, presenting the North American premier of Maurice Greene’s cantata, Duristanti’s Farewell. She has also been a soloist at...

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About Virginia Sircy

About Virginia Sircy

Pianist Virginia Rice Sircy was Professor of Music at Cameron University (Lawton, Oklahoma). Before coming to Cameron, she taught at Mississippi College, Clinton MS, and William Woods College, Fulton MO. Dr. Sircy holds three degrees in piano performance. She has been soloist for two piano premieres, the Sonata of Charles Knox and the Mirror Etudes of Vincent Persichetti. The Mirror Etudes were commissioned for the dedication of the Louise D....

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About Joseph Regan

About Joseph Regan

Tenor Joseph Regan is an active performer and voice teacher based in the Mid-Atlantic region, making appearances throughout the East Coast. Joseph can be seen on the opera stage where he has performed operatic roles of Verdi, Mozart, Barber, Smetana and many more. Mr. Regan excels on the recital stage and has recently given programs dedicated to César Franck and his students. Joseph is especially well known for his interpretation of oratorio,...

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About William Heim

About William Heim

Baritone From innovative performances of Mozart and Handel to the contemporary American concert and stage repertoire, baritone William Heim continues to attract critical attention and acclaim. The Baltimore Sun hailed him as “[one] of the most engaging vocalists based in the area.” The Washington Post declared Mr. Heim “an exemplary Count” (Le Nozze di Figaro), “…clearly chosen for his acting skills as much as vocal ability, with gratifying...

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