Greater Buffalo Friends of Music
 
 
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MISSION STATEMENT

Greater Buffalo Friends of Music provides collaborative, creative, financial and logistical support for music enrichment throughout the Western New York region.

 
 

Greater Buffalo Friends of Music

is providing support for the following 2019-2020 Events



Thursday, September 12, 6:00 pm

Slee Lippes Hall, University at Buffalo North Campus

The Choir of Gonville & Caius College Choir

Workshop


Friday, September 13, 7:30 pm

Slee Lippes Hall, University at Buffalo North Campus

The Choir of Gonville & Caius College Choir

Concert


Friday, September 27, 5:30—8:30 pm

Flying Bison Brewery

840 Seneca Street, Buffalo

BeerChoir—Okotoberfest—Community Sing

Co-sponsored with

Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus


Friday, November 1, 7:30 pm

Westminster Presbyterian Church, 724 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo

Westminster Presbyterian Church, Calvary Episcopal Church

and St. Joseph Cathedral choirs.

Chilcott Requiem


Saturday, December 7, 7:30 pm

North Presbyterian Church

300 North Forest Road, Williamsville

Sunday, December 8, 3:00 pm

Unitarian Universalist Church

695 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo

Friday, December 13, 7:30

Orchard Park Presbyterian Church

4369 South Buffalo Street

Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus

Holiday Concerts


Sunday, January 12, 2:30 pm

Mary Seaton Room

Kleinhans Music Hall

Symphony Circle, Buffalo

Buffalo GirlChoir

A Time To Sing


Saturday, March 28, 1:30 pm

Slee Lippes Hall, University at Buffalo North Campus

Erie County Senior High All-County Mixed Chorus

Concert


Saturday, April 25, 7:00 pm

Buffalo Grand Hotel

120 Church Street, Buffalo

Buffalo Niagara Concert Band

Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus

Johan de Meij Return to Middle Earth


Thursday, May 7, 7:00 pm

St. Joseph Cathedral

50 Franklin Street, Buffalo

West Seneca West Senior High Music Dept.

Annual Mothers’ Day Concert


Date TBA

Kenan House

433 Locust Street, Lockport

Chamber Music Concert

with the Royalton Ringers

GBFOM Chronology of Events

2017

April 23 Organ Recital at St. Joseph Cathedral with Nathan Laube, Organist • May 7 Three Choirs Festival at St. Joseph Cathedral with Hamburg High School Choir, Amherst High School Choir, St. Joseph Cathedral Choir • May 16 Handbell Concert at Calvary Episcopal Church with Westminster Bell Choir from Westminster Choir College • November 12 Organ Recital and Fauré Requiem at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church with Jiaqi Shao, Organist; Westminster Presbyterian Church Choir, St. Joseph Cathedral Choir and chamber orchestra

 

2018

February 14 Orchestra Concert at Nichols School Flickinger Theatre with Greater Buffalo Youth Orchestra and Alex Aylward, Piano Soloist • April 15 Choral Concert featuring 40 voice masterwork Spem in Alium at St. Joseph University Church with Vocalis Chamber Choir and Harmonia Chamber Singers • May 10 Mothers’ Day Concert at St. Joseph Cathedral with Frontier High School Choir, Springville Griffith Institute Chorus, West Seneca, West High School Chorus • August 4 Choir and Brass Concert and Picnic at St. Joseph Cathedral with Middleport Community Choir, Middleport Belltones & Members of St. Andreas Church, Lubbecke, Germany • October 22 Organ Recital at St. Joseph Cathedral with Andrew Cantrill-Fenwick, Organist • November 2 Duruflé Requiem at Westminster Presbyterian Church with Westminster Presbyterian Church Choir, St. Joseph Cathedral Choir and Chamber Orchestra • December 1, 8 & 9 Holiday Concerts with the Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus sponsoring Huth Tech Jazz Ensemble, Buffalo Silver Band, Williamsville South Jazz Ensemble

 

2019

January 27 Spirit of Women in Song Concert at Babeville/Asbury Hall with Women’s Choir of Buffalo, Buffalo Girlchoir, Nardin Academy Concert Choir and Rochester based Concentus Women’s Chorus • April 7 Three Choirs Festival at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church with Amherst High School, University at Buffalo Choir, St. Joseph Cathedral Choirs • March 3 Afternoon Tea at Calvary Church Williamsville, promoting collaboration among area choral groups • May 9 Mothers’ Day Concert at St. Joseph Cathedral with Springville Griffith Institute Chorus, West Seneca West High School Ensembles • July 4 Picnic and Hymn Festival at the American Guild of Organists Northeast Regional Convention, Bruce Neswick, Organist at St. Joseph Cathedral • September 13 Gonville & Caius College Choir, Cambridge University, Concert at SUNY Buffalo Slee Hall • September 27 Oktoberfest/Community Sing for WNY Choral Consortium at Flying Bison Brewery • November 1 Chilcott Reqiuem at Westminster Presbyterian Church with Westminster Presbyterian Church Choir, Calvary Church Choir, St. Joseph Cathedral Choir and Chamber Orchestra December 6, 7, 13 Holiday Concerts with the Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus and instrumental collaborators

 

 2020

January 21 Buffalo Girlchoir at the Mary Seaton Room/Kleinhans Music Hall • March 28 Complimentary tickets for Erie County Senior High School All-County Chorisers • April 25 Buffalo Niagara Concert Band and Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus at the Buffalo Grand Hotel • May 7 Mothers’ Day Concert led by West Seneca West Senior High Music Ensembles at St. Joseph Cathedral • June 21 Benefit Chamber Music Concert at Kenan Center, Lockport with Trio Campana