Chelsea Chen performs on March, 7th

Chapel Arts Series

Musical escapes at the Chapel

Every year, the Chapel Arts Series showcases some of the best musical talent from the Sarasota area and beyond. Click here to view the brochure.

Sunday, November 6 at 4 p.m. the professional choral ensemble Gloria Musicae will present a program “Viva España,” a Spanish-inspired program featuring sopranos Jenny Kim-Godfrey and Nicole Smith, and guitarist Jonathan Godfrey.  The ensemble is directed by Dr. Joseph Holt. This is a ticketed event sponsored by Gloria Musicae. Tickets are available to the general public at www.gloriamusicae.org, or by calling 941-387-6046. Tickets are also available at the door theday of the concert.

Sunday, December 11 at our 10:00 a.m. worship service, a Service of Nine Lessons and
Carols will be presented by our Chapel Choir, accompanied by Musicians-Out-of-the-Box strings and organ. This is an annual presentation at Siesta Key Chapel with sung anthems,
carols, and readings of the Nativity. This service is free and open to the public.

On Sunday March 19th, 2017 at the 8:45 and 11 am services, the Schantz Pipe Organ will be dedicated.The dedication will include music for organ and brass performed by Cynthia Roberts-Greene and brass quintet comprised of the principal brass players of the Sarasota Orchestra.  The Chapel Choir will sing special anthems accompanied by brass and organ.The congregation will also participate in this festive service. This is a once-in-a-lifetime event, so come one and all! The date of the dedication service will be posted on this page when finalized. It expected to be in the March timeframe, in time for Easter.

Tuesday, March 7 at 7 p.m.: Internationally-renowned concert organist Chelsea Chen will present an inaugural organ recital on the Chapel’s new Schantz pipe organ. 

With playing described as “stunning” and possessing “lovely lyrical grandeur” (Los Angeles Times), Chelsea Chen has electrified audiences throughout the United States and Asia.

A Fulbright scholar and graduate of Juilliard and Yale University, she has performed to great acclaim at many important venues including Singapore’s Esplanade, Hong Kong’s Cultural Centre, Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center, and Los Angeles’ Disney Hall.  She currently serves as
Organist and Artist-in-Residence at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Artist-in-Residence at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church in Manhattan. (McFarlane Artists) 

Palm Sunday Cantata:  On April 9 at the 8:45 and 11:00 a.m. worship services, the Chapel Adult Choir, accompanied by instrumental ensemble, will offer an uplifting presentation recalling the Passion of Our Lord, including well-known Lenten hymns and melodies.  Narrative from the Passion Gospels will be presented.  This is a special presentation that will take
you on Christ’s journey from the Garden of Gethsemane to the Cross.  

Our Chapel Arts Series welcomes all who are interested in making a contribution.  Our
levels of giving include:

Friend: $100.00 +

Sponsor: $500.00 +

Patron: $1,000.00 +

Benefactor: $5,000 +

Please contact the church office for more information:  941-349-1166 or by e-mail:  siestakeychapel@comcast.org