Sep 08 2019
Make a Joyful Noise! presented by Expanded Peak Arts Prize returns to amplify local art at First Christian Church, Colorado Springs CO

Make a Joyful Noise!

Presented by First Christian Church Concert Series at First Christian Church

First Christian Church is presenting “Make a Joyful Noise!”, featuring Steve Kindermann (trumpet) and Andrew Friedrichs (trombone), with Carol Wilson (organ and piano).

They will perform music by Gottfried Stölzel, Johann Neruda, Alexandre Guilmant, Hector Berlioz, Astor Piazzola, and hymn arrangements by Andrew Friedrichs.

Music to be performed:

For trombone –

For trumpet –

For trumpet and trombone –

Steve Kindermann (BMU’s in trumpet performance Southern Methodist University) has performed with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Opera, and Bach Society, The Dayton, Ohio Symphony, The Denver Brass, and was a member of the Springfield, Ohio Symphony.

Steve was a member of the Dallas Cowboys’ Football Band from 1982-1987. Steve retired from the USAF after performing as a soloist and serving as a leader in The United States Air Force Academy Band for 26 years. His primary teachers include Tom Booth, Phil Collins, and Bill Pfund.

In addition, he has studied with David Zuercher. Steve performs with the Colorado Brass Arts Group, The Monument Hill Brass, The American Patriots Jazz Orchestra, and regularly performs with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic.

Steve and Lisa have been married 29 years, and have a son, Tyler and a daughter, Lanae. Steve enjoys radio controlled models and spending time in the mountains. He loves God and has a passion for helping others draw closer to God.

Trombonist and composer Andrew Friedrichs (DMA and MMus University of Miami; BMU’s Eastman School of Music) has won professional auditions for both the U.S. Army “Pershing’s Own” Ceremonial Band and the Air Force Heritage Band of America.

He is a previous member of the Florida Grand Opera and the Palm Beach Symphony and has subbed with orchestras throughout Florida and Colorado. A winner of the Frost Concerto Competition, Andrew performed Paul Creston’s Fantasy for Trombone and Orchestra with the Frost Symphony Orchestra.

Andrew is also an active composer and arranger with works for many settings including orchestra, wind ensemble, and jazz ensemble. H

is composition for orchestra, From the Ramparts, was recently premiered by the orchestra Symphoria. Andrew will begin teaching at Pikes Peak Community College in the fall and currently lives in Colorado Springs with his wife Nina.

Carol Wilson earned a BMU’s at Colorado State University in organ and piano performance, and a MMU’s at the University of Kansas, also in organ and piano performance.

She has performed, taught and served congregations in Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas and Missouri.

In addition to her position as organist and concert manager at First Christian Church, Carol teaches privately and at Colorado College, accompanies in the community, is an active performer on organ, piano and harpsichord, and loves to play chamber music.

She serves as Dean of the Colorado Springs Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, and is a member of Pikes Peak Music Teachers Association. She lives in Woodland Park with her husband Wes.

Admission Info

A free will offering will be taken.

Phone: (719) 633-8888


Dates & Times

2019/09/08 - 2019/09/08

Location Info

First Christian Church

16 East Platte Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-1221

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