St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Centreville will host lyric baritone Thomas Beard in a concert of spirituals on Sunday, September 17 at 4:00 pm. Julia Morris-Myers, Director of Music at St. Paul’s, will be the piano accompanist.
Thomas is from Fayetteville, North Carolina and currently lives in the Baltimore area. He was personally chosen by Placido Domingo to be in Washington Opera’s Young Artist Program and remained as Artist in Residence there until 2006. Since then he has performed around the world with numerous opera companies and for dignitaries, senators, governors and ambassadors at embassies and concert halls across the US.
There is no admission charge for the concert, which will last about an hour, and a reception will follow afterwards. Donations in support of special music programs at St. Paul’s will be graciously accepted. The church is located at 301 S. Liberty St. in Centreville with ample parking accessed from Commerce St. It is fully handicap-accessible. For more information please call 410-758-1553.