Bach 333 Concert

In celebration of Johann Sebastian Bach’s 333rd birthday, we present a concert featuring solo and ensemble performances of his most popular compositions. Works will be performed by the German American Society with various soloists under the direction of Jane Fjelsted and Great Basin Baroque directed by Loren Carle. The concert will be followed by an hors d'oeuvre reception. This is a free event with a suggested donation of $15.

The event will be held:

Monday, October 15th at 7:30 PM

Cathedral Church of St. Mark

231 E 100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

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2018 Biennial Membership Meeting

The German American Society's biennial Membership Meeting is coming up soon. This year it is time to elect a new presidency. Please mark your calendar and plan to join us on Tuesday, May 22nd from 6:00-8:00 pm at Zion Lutheran Church (1070 S Foothill Drive, SLC). 

 

The opportunity to run for a leadership position comes only once every two years. If you have ideas for our organization (which includes the German Chorus Harmonie) and/or even want to do things differently, now is the chance to let your voice be heard! 

 

We need candidates for the following positions: 

 

  • President
  • Vice President (can be one full-time or two part-time positions)
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

To see what these positions entail, refer to our bylaws.

 

If you are interested in serving or would like to nominate a candidate for any of these positions, please let us know by May 19th. Send us a private message on Facebook or an email totralina.decker@gmail.com and we will send you all the details.

 

MEETING AGENDA

6:00 pm Potluck Dinner

7:00 pm Business Meeting - Biennial Report (May 2016-2018)

7:30 pm Elections for New Presidency

8:00 pm Adjourn

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Spring Concert 2018: Donau so blau

The German American Society of Utah presents a spring concert, "Donau so blau," Saturday, May 12th, 7:30 pm at Zion Lutheran Church, 1070 S. Foothill Dr. Come and enjoy the sounds of the Blue Danube performed by the German Chorus Harmonie. Special guests will include Rick Schwemmer and Genevieve Christianson.

Admission is $7 for adults/$4 for German American Society members and students. Purchase tickets online or at the door.

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Martin Luther — the Reformation at 500

Photo courtesy KSL TV.

Thank you to everyone who joined us at our recent Reformation concert, held in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation.

Here's a KSL feature on the concert, including an interview with Lothar Gulla, president of the German American Society of Utah.

Read more at KSL.com

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Die Reformation Concert

The German American Society of Utah is pleased to celebrate the momentous events of the Reformation with a concert at the Episcopal Cathedral of Saint Mark on October 12th and 13th, 2017. The concert will feature works by Reformation composers from the Reformation period and beyond performed by some of Salt Lake City's finest musicians. Choral music will be sung in the original German.

A suggested donation of $20 can be made at the door. Tickets are also available for purchase from our online store. Purchasing a ticket before the event guarantees a reserved seat for whichever night you attend.

 

 

Watch this brief interview with Lothar Gulla, president of the German American Society of Utah, to learn more about the event.

We, the leadership and members of the Society, directly sense a “native” closeness to this body of music and are enthused to be able to add our voices to the celebration. We also look forward to formal representation at the concert of all churches in our community. We all have been enriched by the Protestant Reformation in so many aspects of our lives, and we know that the universal language of music will bring us together in a unique spirit of joy and renewal. 

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