The Bruce Blanck Jazz Ensemble is one of the premier jazz groups in the region. This will be the third year in a row that the jazz ensemble will kick off our concert series. Sit back, relax, and enjoy these cool cats.
Concerts & Recitals
Recital featuring Donald Kaasch (tenor), performed on October 4, 2017, at First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights, Illinois, as part of the Wednesdays @ Noon recital series of the 2017-2018 season.
May is the month for horse racing in Arlington Heights, and while we can't have any horses racing in the Sanctuary, we can have a concert! Our closing concert of the series features Marianne Kim, Kristen Walter, and Steven Walter.
The First Pres Chancel Choir, Chamber Singers, Men's Chorus, and orchestra will bring the incredible works of Dan Forrest to life.
A fresh take on the classic style, New Chicago Brass (NCB) represents the cutting-edge generation of high-quality brass performance in Chicago. Since its inception in 2012, the ensemble—in various combinations of trumpets, horns, trombones, and tuba—has amazed audiences throughout...
Come and celebrate as First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights hosts the 32nd Annual Organ Fest. This year's event will feature Michael Gagne, Jeffrey Neufeld, Kirstin Synnestvedt, Christopher Urban, and Gary Wendt, who will provide an exciting program that will include variations on...
The Chancel Choir, Chamber Singers, Men’s Chorus, and orchestra will present seasonal favorites to celebrate the birth of the Messiah. Randol Bass’s Glad Tidings, with narration by Lynn Stolley, will be the featured work.
Chuck Beech and Chris Urban team up to play duets for piano and organ and will be joined by many other musicians from the congregation. Highlights of the program include “Music for the Royal Fireworks,” by G.F. Handel; a hymn arrangement of “A Mighty Fortress,&rdquo...
One of the premier jazz groups in the region, the Bruce Blanck Jazz Ensemble is an ever-revolving lineup of talented musicians and vocalists whose energetic music evokes the fun and excitement of the Big Band, Swing, and Cool Jazz eras.