Sunday, June 8, 2014, 7:00 p.m. 

Jerry Westenkuehler will be performing a concert on the 106-rank Garland organ on June 8th at Arborlawn United Methodist Church.  He will be playing works by J. S. Bach, Cesar Franck, Joseph Haydn,  and Louis Vierne.  Jerry will also share the organ bench with Michael Plantz in an organ duet by Canadian composer Denis Bedard.  The concert will also premier a newly written, seven movement piece entitled Partita on a Chinese Hymntune written by Westenkuehler for his upcoming concerts in Indonesia this July.

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TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 2014, 7:30 PM

Inaugural Concert in Elizabeth Cramer Chapel

 The Wyeth String Quartet is performing a concert just after the first of the new year. Join us  for the inaugural concert in our Elizabeth Cramer Chapel to hear this talented ensemble. Watch this website for the new concert date. This concert is free and open to the public.


JULY 4TH A SALUTE TO AMERICA - Friday, July 4, 2014, 7:00 p.m.

Join us for this annual Fort Worth tradition. Concerts at Arborlawn presents the 200-voice Festival Chorus in the 25th Annual “Salute to America” concert on Friday, July 4, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in Arborlawn’s sanctuary. The entertaining evening includes singing of all military anthems with veterans and families standing for their respective branch of the service, as well as audience participation in singing God Bless AmericaYou’re a Grand Old FlagMy Country ‘Tis of TheeAmerica the Beautiful, and other favorites.  The choir will be singing favorites to include Wilhousky’s Battle Hymn of the RepublicThis is My SongLet There Be Peace on Earth, and others. Under the direction of Arborlawn’s minister of worship arts Tom Stoker, the choir will be accompanied by Dr. Jerry Westenkuehler, organist, on Arborlawn’s 107-rank Dan Garland Organ.  The choir is open to any who wants to sing that evening.  Singers are asked to wear their favorite red, white, and blue, and come to rehearse from 4-6 p.m. in the sanctuary.  Singers will be served a light dinner, and the choir will sing for the 7:00 p.m. concert. There is no admission charge for the concert.  The public is invited to attend.


Our Third Season for Concerts at Arborlawn!

This season features both local and national artists in four series: The Organ Series, The Arborlawn Series, The Noon-Day Series, The Community Series, and The University Series.

The Chancel Choir and The Orchestra at Arborlawn recorded the October 21, 2012 concert live for a CD release, How Can I Keep From Singing, is now available through the music office. This recording, priced at $15, will be available through the church office and at the Lower Commons kiosks on Sundays.  This recording, also featuring Cantabile, our youth ensemble,  includes repertoire selected as favorites of Chancel Choir members, as follows:  Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing; Beethoven’s Hallelujah; How Can I Keep from Singing; O Be Joyful in the Lord; Declare the Maker’s Praise; Praise the Lord by Handel; He Watching Over Israel from Elijah; Come, Dwell in Solomon’s Walls; Zion’s Walls; The Understanding of the Lord; Sing Me to Heaven; My Song in the Night; Dan Forrest’s in paradisum…; and Fairest Lord Jesus.  Put this wonderful recording of favorite anthems on your Christmas list this year!