Trinity Music Academy
Troy, North Carolina

Executive Director - Paul Chandley

 2019-2020 Trinity Music Academy Concert Series

 Concert 1 

An Evening of Opera and Broadway 
with John Fowler and Friends 

 Saturday, September 28, 2019, 7:00 pm
Trinity United Methodist Church 

    It's time!  Join us as we "kick off" this year's series with a special concert featuring some of the greatest and most popular hits ever written for the stages of opera and Broadways.  We have a spectacular evening planned featuring the studio of North Carolina's own John Fowler.  Mr.  Fowler has had a Jong and distinguished career that has carried him onto every major opera stage in the world.  He is commonly considered to be one of the finest tenors that this country has ever produced.  Joining him are the newest generation of stars from the Carolinas including the incredible Jeff Gwaltney and John Kanekleides - who both got their start here at TMA.  Everyone is reuniting back here at TMA to perform with their favorite pianist, the incomparable Sophia Pavlenko.  What a homecoming!  

Bonus Concert

The Moore Philharmonic Orchestra 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 7:00
Trinity United Methodist Church 

Our favorite sister orchestra is travelling to the Academy from Southern Pines to present its fall concert as the leaves turn   and the days shorten.  Paul and  Sophia  are scheduled  to join  the  symphony  playing selections  from Saint-Saens'  delightful  "Carnival  of the Animals"  for  two grand  pianos  and orchestra.  The Moore Philharmonic is under the very capable direction of maestro Eric Kopecky.  Join us for an impressive evening of symphonic music.

 Concert 2

Christmas with the Chandleys
Friday, December 6, 2019, 7:00 pm
Trinity United Methodist Church 

Here at TMA, we have established our own Christmas tradition with the Christmas concerts our own Duo Piano Pair - the highly acclaimed Paul and Sophia.  Make our tradition yours.   Join  us for a magical evening of all your classical  Christmas  favorites as Paul and Sophia play Tchaikovsky's  The Nutcracker, Pachelbel's  Canon  in D, Pavlenko's Christmas  Festival and  many,  many others.  You might even be tempted to take a Sleigh Ride before the night is out!

Concert 3

Terra Voce 
Saturday, February 8, 2020, 7:00 pm
Trinity United Methodist Church 

 Cellist Andrew Gabber and flutist Elisabeth Brightbill make up the unique duo team Terra Voce.  Their programs are known for being highly innovative and creative.  They combine forms and styles in many unexpected ways making for exciting concerts.  Based in Virginia, this team has performed at the Kennedy Center and at Riverside Presbyterian.  Come for an original night of music in an intimate setting as these two merge a wide range of musical styles and traditions for us here at Trinity.


Concert 4

The Organ at Trinity Saturday
April 18, 2020, 7:00 pm
Trinity United Methodist Church 

The Clara Capel Memorial Organ is the ultimate treasure here at the Trinity Music Academy.  A truly world class instrument, it is one of the finest pipe organs existing in the world today.  Come join organist Paul Chandley playing a concert dedicated to the grandeur of this magnificent pipe organ.  The evening features some of the greatest masterworks ever written for the "King of Instruments," including Bach's Great Toccata and Fugue in D Minor and Widor's spectacular Toccata for Organ.  Sophia Pavlenko will join Paul playing beautiful organ piano duet arrangements of some of your favorite religious favorites on her Rachmaninoff Steinway piano.  This is one evening you won't want to miss!

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