Please join us at National City Christian Church next Friday, September 18, at 12:15 p.m., for a “stellar” performance of richly beautiful music by organist Tyler Canonico (including several movements from John Williams’ score for Star Wars).

This concert will be the first in the 2020-2021 season of the church’s free weekly Music at Midday concert series. We will be opening the building for those who wish to attend the concert in person. We will follow local guidelines on the number of people allowed into the building and will have positions roped off where audience members may sit. Masks will be required to enter the building and will be available for those who need them. Also, we will not be providing printed programs but instead have posted a full program which you may download to view on your mobile device or print for your own use. To download the program, click here.

We will also be recording the concert and will post it later in the day on the church’s YouTube channel and on the Music at Midday Facebook page. Look for an email message on Friday afternoon with links or just watch our Facebook page for a post.

Tyler Canonico is the Minister of Music and Organist at Market Square Presbyterian Church in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama where he received a Master of Music degree in Organ Performance. Tyler also serves as the organist for the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra. He is a co-founder of Allegro con Fuoco, a keyboard duo with Jordan Markham, and is the Collaborative Pianist for the Central Pennsylvania Women’s Chorus

Tyler has prepared a marvelous program to begin our new concert season:

  • Saraband for the Morning of Easter – Herbert Howells
  • Sonata No. 6 in G Major (I. Vivace; II. Lente) – J. S. Bach
  • Scherzo from 24 Pièces en style libra pour Orgue ou Harmonium – Louis Vierne;
  • Benedictus – Max Reger
  • Three Selections from “Star Wars” (The Imperial March; May the Force Be with You; March of the Resistance) – John Williams; trans. J. Mark Baker
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