Musical Arts Series

2023-24 First Lutheran Performance Schedule

The Wolgasts in Concert

Sunday, September 24, 2023, at 3:00 p.m.

Brett and Marita Wolgast, music staff of First Lutheran Church, 

will present a concert of music by composers from France.

Great American Organists

Sunday, October 29, 2023, at 3:00 p.m.

Organist, Aaron Tan, winner of both the American Guild of Organists National Competition and the Canadian International Organ Competition, will be the featured guest artist on the Parsons, Op. 50.


Lunch in the Loft – Music for the Seasons

Wednesdays, November 29, December 6 & 13, 2023 at 12:05 p.m.

Noontime concerts featuring local organists and musicians with music for the holiday season.  Guest performers are Robin Wagner, Jacob Sprengeler, and Brett & Marita Wolgast.  Bring your lunch or favorite take-out and enjoy some holiday cheer with music for the seasons.


Organists of Iowa

Sunday, January 28, 2024, at 3:00 p.m.

Professor of Music and University Organist Dr. Charles Barland from the University of Dubuque will be our featured guest artist from Iowa’s great institutions of higher education.


Spring Serenades

Wednesdays, February 21, March 6 & 20, 2024, at 12:30 p.m.

Three mini, noontime concerts to welcome the season of Spring and time of rebirth.  The concerts will feature Music Faculty from Mt. Mercy University of Cedar Rapids.  A brown-bag lunch is provided following the concert.


Sing Out! – A Hymn Festival

Sunday, April 28, 2024, at 3:00 p.m.

Inspirational words and songs will be presented by various choirs and instrumentalists of First
Lutheran Church.


Pipes, Pedals, and Pie

Summer 2024

Yes, our popular summer concert series featuring church organists and other musicians from the Eastern Iowa corridor and surrounding areas will return in June, July, and August of 2024.

 More details to come!


The First Lutheran Musical Arts Committee hopes that you will join us for these fun summer concerts. Concerts are free and open to the public.

A Free-will Offering and other donations of support will be received.