Concerts with a Cause brings live music to our community. 

Generous donors allow us to offer the concert series free of charge. 

At each concert, we collect a “love offering” – not for the performers – but for a local service organization.

Christianity has always been associated with great works of art and beauty, expressing the inexpressible and transcending the earthbound.  It is our prayer that these concerts will help you find God here.  As we gather, we also hope to benefit service organizations which are doing good work for the Kingdom of God in our community. Since its beginning in 2003, Concerts with a Cause has donated $223,023 to 58 local organizations.

We are thrilled to announce our 2022-2023 Season!

November 6 at 3:00 pm
The Gelualdo Six

An award-winning British vocal ensemble comprising some of the UK’s finest consort singers
presents a program of English motets.
“Ingeniously programmed and impeccably delivered, with that undefinable excitement that comes from a group of musicians working absolutely as one” – Gramophone (2020)

The cause: The Master’s Table

December 24 at 10:30 pm
Christmas Eve Concert and Lessons and Carols

The Saint John Choirs and orchestra

The cause: Apparo Academy

January 22 at 3:00pm
Monroe Crossing

Returning by popular demand,
Monroe Crossing offers traditional, contemporary and original bluegrass and gospel music.
“Named for the late bluegrass legend, Bill Monroe…some of the most joyful music I’ve ever heard…
I will confess right now that several songs about heartbreak, abandonment, loneliness and death
had me grinning from ear to ear. That’s bluegrass for you.”
– Jonna Gjevre, Uncommon Places blog

The cause: Valor Station

February 19 at 3:00 pm
Kenari Saxophone Quartet

“The Kenari were flat-out amazing…stunning virtuosity…
Kinetic, physical players, they came close to choreographing Maslanka’s music.” -Cleveland Classical

The cause: The Jessye Norman School of the Arts

March 12 at 3:00pm
Ken Cowan and Bradley Hunter Welch, duo organists

Two of CWC’s favorite organists return for a gala performance
celebrating the 20 th birthday of Dobson organ op.78.

The cause: The Hub

Bonus: an organ crawl on Monday night (March 13)
with organist and organ builder, John Ourensma.

Some past performances for CWC:

  • Eugenia Zukerman
  • Joseph Flummerfelt
  • Mack Wilberg (Mormon Tabernacle Choir)
  • Emily Saliers (The Indigo Girls)
  • Alice Parker
  • The Swingle Singers
  • Windsync
  • Sophie Shao
  • The Vega Quartet
  • Rastrelli Quartet
  • and organists Diane Meredith Belcher, Chelsea Chen, Monica Czausz, Ken Cowan, Isabel Demers, David Higgs, Paul Jacobs, Olivier Latry, Nathan Laube, Gillian Weir, Bradly Hunter Welch, and Todd Wilson

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