Religions and Spirituality

Central Presbyterian Spring Series Opens with Children's Concert March 6


SUMMIT, NJ - A Children’s Concert set for March 6, featuring the wonderful story of Babar the Elephant, is the opening performance of Central Presbyterian Church's Spring Concert Series.

The Children's Concert, which begins at 12:15 p.m. and features free admission, will include a piano piece with narration, set by French composer Francis Poulenc. Dr. Charity Wicks, the Director of Music Ministries at Central Church, will play piano, with narration by Walker Joyce, a local actor, director, and producer. 
Lunch will be available for purchase prior to the concert, made possible by the Presbyterian Women of Central Church. Guests are also welcome to bring their own lunches to the performance, which will take place in the Church's Sanctuary

Other Concerts in the Spring Series include:

March 13: Rachel Calloway, mezzo-soprano, Christine Kim, cello, and Dr. Charity Wicks, piano, performing gorgeous chamber music. Free admission, with the performance beginning at 12:15 p.m. in the Sanctuary.

March 20: Carlos Cuestas performing solo classical guitar music. Free admission, with the performance beginning at 12:15 p.m. in the Chapel.

March 28: A Celebration of Opera & Song, a special evening concert of opera and song, and the virtuosic works they inspired, featuring Dr. Charity Wicks on piano, and Central Church’s soloists Adele Irving, Elizabeth Perryman, Gillian Hassert, Axel Anderson, NS Glenn Boothby, with special guest Pauline Kim on violin. Free admission, with the performance beginning at 8 p.m. in the Sanctuary.

All shows are free, open to the community, and funded -- in part -- by grants from the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Summit Area Public Foundation.
For more information, visit, or call 908 / 273-0441. Central Presbyterian Church is located at 70 Maple Street.  

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