Concerts and Festivals

Concerts, Festivals & Arts Events

Cumming FUMC plays host to a wide variety of concert programming, festivals and special events.  Throughout the year, the CFUMC family and the Cumming/Forsyth Community can enjoy many different opportunities and many different styles: vocal to instrumental, visual to dance, film to literature.

Check this page often for updates to our upcoming programming.

Organs from Around the World

Sunday, July 22 at 3 p.m. in the narthex

The Hutchinson Virtual Pipe Organ will be presented in a concert featuring organ music from various countries on their “native instruments.” Using the latest virtual technology, the HVPO, powered by Hauptwerk will include sampled instruments from England, France, Germany, the United States and more. The instruments have been sampled note by note and recreated using modern computer technology. Come and experience the HVPO in its maiden concert. FREE
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Collin Boothby in Concert

Friday, August 24, 7 p.m.

Join us as we welcome the return engagement of rising star organist, Collin Boothby in concert on the Randall Dyer and Associates III/40 pipe organ. Collin is a graduate of Texas Christian University in Fort Worth where he was a student of H. Joseph Butler and is currently a graduate student at Rice University studying with Ken Cowan. Collin is also Organist/Choirmaster at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Houston. The program will feature works by Bach, Gounod, Vierne, Buxtehude, Durufle and more. FREE

Colin Boothby

Choral Festival

Sunday, September 30, 2-5 p.m.

The choirs of Young Harris College (a United Methodist School) under the direction of Dr. Jeff Bauman  will lead a choral workshop afternoon for various high school choirs all culminating in a Festival Concert at 5 p.m. The YHC choirs will also be a part of the morning services at Cumming FUMC

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Orpheus Men’s Ensemble

Sunday, November 11, 5 p.m. FREE

The Orpheus Men’s Ensemble is a male chorus comprised of primarily music educators and church musicians from the Atlanta metro area.  Founded in 2015, the members share in the directing and selection of repertoire, giving a series of late summer/early fall concerts.  The group has performed on college campuses and churches throughout Atlanta and North Georgia. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Orpheus Men's Ensemble

Christmas Lessons and Carols

Sunday, December 16, 8:45 & 11 a.m.

Join us for the annual service of Christmas Lessons and Carols. The Chancel Choir will be joined by the Chamber Choirs from North Forsyth and Daswon County High Schools. The choirs will be augmented by a 25 piece chamber orchestra. Early arrival is encourage as seating is limited.

Lessons and Carols

Forsyth County School Concerts & Festivals

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All dates and times are subject to change. All school and festival concerts are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

North Forsyth Middle School Choirs

Monday, October 8, 7 p.m.

 

Vickery Creek Middle School Choirs

Tuesday, October 9, 7 p.m.

 

North Forsyth High School Choirs

Tuesday, October 16, 7:30 p.m.

 

GMEA Middle School District Honor Choir

Friday/Saturday, November 2/3, All Day. Concert TBA

 

GMEA High School District Honor Choir

Friday/Saturday, November 16/17, All Day. Concert TBA

 

West Forsyth High School Choirs

Thursday, November 29, 7 p.m.

 

Vickery Creek Middle School Choirs

Monday, December 10, 7 p.m.

 

North Forsyth High School Choirs

Tuesday, December 11, 7:30 p.m.

 

Liberty Middle School Choirs

Monday, December 17, 6:30 p.m.

 

Forsyth County Middle School Honors Chorus

Friday, March 8, All day. Concert at 5 p.m.

 

North Forsyth Middle Schools Cluster Concert

Tuesday, March 12, 7 p.m.

 

GMEA Middle School Large Group Performance Evaluation

Wednesday-Friday, March 13-15, All Day

 

GMEA High School Large Group Performance Evaluation

Wednesday-Friday, March 20-22, All Day

 

North Forsyth High School Choirs

Tuesday, April 30, 7:30 p.m.

 

West Forsyth High School Choirs

Tuesday, May 7, 7 p.m.

 

North Forsyth Middle School Choirs

Monday, May 13, 7 p.m.

 

Vickery Creek Middle School Choirs

Tuesday, May 14, 7 p.m.

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