The Montreat College Friends of Music, an auxiliary organization of the College, sponsors quality musical performances on campus for the educational benefit of students and the enjoyment of the local community, and provides financial and volunteer support on behalf of the Montreat College Music Program. Please join us in our musical pursuits.
Friends of Music Scholarship Dinner
The Friends of Music will host a Fundraising Scholarship Dinner on December 6 at 6 p.m. in McGowan (first floor of the Chapel of the Prodigal). The cost is $45 per person, which will go toward music scholarships. Please join us!
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Join Montreat’s performance of Handel’s Messiah on November 30, 2014 – all singers are invited to join the chorus!
Rehearsals are required and will be held in Montreat’s Gaither Chapel from 6:30-8:00 p.m. on:
Tuesday, Oct. 28
Tuesday, Nov. 11
Tuesday, Nov. 18
Tuesday, Nov. 25
You can practice your parts online here or here. We will be singing the six choruses of Part I and the “Hallelujah” at the end of Part II.
For more information, contact Dr. Robert Boer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Friends of Music sponsors professional musicians’ performances throughout each semester. The performance calendar offers a broad range of performers that are scheduled for a variety of times during the day or evening throughout the week. Venues for music performances could include either the Chapel of the Prodigal or Gaither Chapel.
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To keep our members and the local community informed about upcoming events and other news about the Friends of Music and the Montreat College Music Program, we publish our Friends of Music Newsletter two times each year.
The Montreat College Choir in the Chapel of the Prodigal.
The Montreat Chamber Orchestra in Gaither Chapel.
Dr. Eunice W. Stackhouse Scholarship
The Friends of Music sponsors the Dr. Eunice Stackhouse Scholarship, an award given to the top six performers in the annual Friends of Music Scholarship Competition: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and Honorable Mention. Each year the Friends of Music hosts a Scholarship Fund Luncheon to raise funds for Montreat College music students and the college music scholarship.
The Montreat College Friends of Music is a membership organization. All donors giving amounts of $25 or more annually are acknowledged in all Friends of Music sponsored series programs and in the Friends of Music Newsletter. We also occasionally have receptions or other social events, some of which are by invitation for members only.
Friends of Music Membership Levels
$1,000 or more annual donation
$500 – $999 annual donation
$250 – $499 annual donation
$100 – $249 annual donation
$50 – $99 annual donation
$25 – $49 annual donation
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Our Board Members 2013-14
Mr. Kevin Auman
Mr. Kris Bartman
Rev. Carter Blaisdell
Dr. Robert Boer
Ms. Erynn Chambers
Mrs. Linda Flowers
Dr. Ben McCarty
Ms. Shirley McIntosh
Dr. Bob J. and Kitty Neil
Dr. Benjamin Smith
Mr. Pablo Stone
Mrs. Carol Temple
Mr. Timothy Wilds