Featuring Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Distinguished Concerts Singers International
DCINY kicks off the holiday season with the world premiere of composer/conductor Joseph Martin’s Christmas Evergreen with the Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Singers.as well as his festive work Christmas Dreams with co-composer/pianist Heather Sorenson. Composer/Conductor Mary MCDonald and Joel Raney premiere their work Sing Christmas with the Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Singers.
Participating Group Directors
Rev. Bryant L. Moxley has served as Minister of Music and Worship at Wake Forest Baptist Church since 2014. A graduate of Ouachita Baptist University and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Rev. Moxley has served churches in Arkansas, Kentucky, Virginia, Kansas and North Carolina. Additionally, he served as Assistant Professor of Music and Music Department Chair at Bluefield College, Bluefield, Virginia, from 2002-2014. His choirs have performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, throughout the southeastern United States and in Europe. He is married to Lisa Nevin Moxley and they are the proud parents of Anna Moxley and Sarah Grace Moxley-White.
The Wake Forest Baptist Church Chancel Choir is composed of 70 singers who provide music and worship leadership for two weekly services and four major seasonal presentations each year. The Chancel Choir performs a wide variety of sacred music including anthems, hymn settings, spirituals and oratorio choruses. The Chancel Choir has commissioned anthems from well-known sacred composers such as Joseph Martin, Pepper Choplin and Jay Althouse and hosts a biennial Composer Residency. Membership in the Wake Forest Baptist Church Chancel Choir is open. The Chancel Choir is accompanied by Dr. Jeanine Skinner.