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Sounds of the Summer pipe organ concerts return for 2024 season

Pipe organs around Winston-Salem will be the stars of the show during six events June 2 to Aug. 12.

Stained glass window in a church framed by pipes from an organ.

The number of pipe organs in the city is closely connected to the Moravians who settled in Salem in the 18th century.

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The sounds of pipe organs will once again delight audiences during the Sounds of the Summer concert series. Here’s a look at the programs that are planned:

  • Sunday, June 2 at Ausburg Lutheran Church (845 W. 5th St.)
  • Monday, June 17 at Calvary Moravian Church (600 Holly Ave. NW)
  • Sunday, June 30 at Trinity Moravian Church (220 E. Sprague St.)
  • Monday, July 15 at Ardmore United Methodist Church (630 S. Hawthorne Rd.)
  • Sunday, July 28 at Konnoak Hills Moravian Church (3401 Konnoak Dr.)
  • Monday, Aug. 12 at First Baptist Church (501 W. 5th St.)

You can also hear from budding pipe organists this year. Students ages 13-18 who are participating in the Pipe Organ Encounter Camp will perform concerts on Tuesday, July 16 at Watson Hall at UNC School of the Arts + on Wednesday, July 17 at Centenary United Methodist Church (646 W. 5th St.).
All concerts begin at 7 p.m. and are expected to last 45 minutes to an hour. They’re free and open to the public. Find more information about the concert series on Facebook.

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