Saturday, October 16, 7:00 pm, Trinity United Methodist Church
Join us for a spectacular evening as we "kick-off" this year's series with a special concert featuring our very own Sophia Pavlenko. She first appeared here at the academy on November 17, 2000, and has been our Composer-in-Residence ever since.
Based here in Troy, Sophia has composed music that has been carried far and wide worldwide. She is recognized as one of North Carolina's, the United States, and Ukraine's most prominent living composers.
Musicians are coming from around the globe to perform here on this night. Expect members of the NC, Raleigh, Charlotte, Greensboro, and Fayetteville orchestras. Our slated singers are coming from New York, Paris, Munich, Washington DC, and all across North Carolina and the US.
Saturday, December 4, 7:00 pm, Trinity United Methodist Church
Since 1742, Handel's Messiah is the most performed musical piece in history. Join us for one of North Carolina's best presentations of this magnificent masterwork this year.
Featured are the TMA orchestra and chorus with soloists John Fowler, Heidi Kirschenheiter, Megan Potter, and Andrew Potter with Sophia Pavlenko on the world renowned Clara Capel Memorial Pipe Organ.
Come celebrate all the drama of God's light entering the world and the salvation of all mankind set to some of the finest music ever written.
Saturday, February 12, 7:00 pm, Trinity United Methodist Church
Academy alumni Trey Lincoln and Monica Williams are joining with Emily Privette to bring a concert of familiar sacred songs and some of their favorite songs from Broadway.
Mr. Lincoln has studied voice with TMA's Executive Director, Dr. Paul Chandley, and Composer-in-Residence, Sophia Pavlenko. He is a regularly featured soloist in worship at Trinity United Methodist Church. Ms. Williams has studied voice with Dr. Chandley and is a vocalist with local bluegrass gospel group, Hammer and Song. Ms. Privette is a graduate of the music program at Pfeiffer University, is the music director at First United Methodist Church in Wadesboro, and directs the Anson Singers.
This amazing group will be accompanied by Dr. Chandley.
Saturday, April 23, 7:00 pm, Trinity United Methodist Church
Join us for a very special concert featuring some of the greatest and most popular hits ever written for the stages of opera and Broadway. We have a spectacular evening planned featuring the studio of North Carolina's own John Fowler.
Mr. Fowler has had a long 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 is the newest generation of stars from the Carolinas, including the incredible Jeff Gwaltney and John Kanekleides, who got their start here at TMA. Everyone is reuniting back here at TMA to perform with their favorite pianist, the incomparable Sophia Pavlenko.
Please note: Be ready for quick changes to the above season. We are doing our best to get back to normal operations, but we may be forced to vary programs because of the COVID threat. Check in regularly for changes at www.trinitymusicacademy.org or at the Paul and Sophia website www.paulandsophiachandley.com.