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Aaron Tan Organ Recital

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Organconcert Nov. 2019

The American Guild of Organists (AGO) is providing Third Church of Christ, Scientist, Dallas, with a wonderful opportunity to showcase our new Casavant organ. Sponsored by the AGO as part of its Robert T. Anderson Recital Series, organist Aaron Tan will be putting Dallas’s newest pipe organ through its paces! The recital will take place on Thursday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. and finish at approximately 8:45 p.m., followed by light refreshments.

Third Church of Christ, Scientist Dallas

4419 Oak Lawn Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75219 GET DIRECTIONS

Winner of the 2018 American Guild of Organists National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance, Aaron Tan has won numerous noteworthy contests and scholarships on both organ and piano. Currently studying at the Institute of Sacred Music at Yale University, Aaron also serves as Organ Scholar at Church of the Resurrection, New York City.

Here is a link to Aaron Tan on his agent’s site and here also is the link to what appears on the AGO website

The performance is free and no tickets are required. All are welcome to attend the performance and to bring family and friends.

Concert lineup

Nicolaus Bruhns Præludium in G

Johann Gott fried Vierling Trio no. 5 in D

Johann Seb. Bach Allein Gott in der Höh’ sei Ehr, BWV 664

Joseph-Ermend Bonnal Paysages Euskariens

  1. La Vallée du Béhorléguy, au matin
  2. Le Berger d’Ahusquy
  3. Cloches dans le ciel

Jeanne Demessieux Étude no. 5: “Notes répetées” (Six Études, op. 5) 4\

Georges Bizet, Farandole (L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2), trans. Joel Hastings

William Bolcom Jesus Loves Me (Gospel Preludes)

Louis Vierne Final (Symphony No. 6, op. 59)

Click here for a downloadable poster.

“For a Breath of Ecstasy” Concert

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

On June 1, a group of area singers from Dallas including members of Third Church and our organist – Chris Crook will perform the first half of a concert in London’s prestigious Cadogan Hall.

Before they depart, they wanted to share this beautiful music with friends and family.  Please consider supporting them with your presence on Monday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Third Church of Christ, Scientist – 4419 Oak Lawn Avenue. This preview concert will be less than an hour in length.  You will hear a 30-minute work titled “For a Breath of Ecstasy”—a collection of poems by Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet Sara Teasdale set to music by Michael Trotta. We will also sing three anthems in Hebrew from living Jewish composers. Cantor Vicky Glikin of Temple Emanu-El will be our soloist. There is no admission fee. Please join us!

An Evening of Carols by Candlelight – Dec. 2, 2018

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Come one, come all! It’s an annual Christmas tradition at Third Church Dallas and a chance to hear our new Opus 3924 organ!

Join us on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, from 5 to 7 p.m.

4419 Oak Lawn Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75219 GET DIRECTIONS

A 40-voice choir, chamber orchestra, conductor Chris Crook, soloist Jodi Wright, and readers lead us through 90 minutes of scripture, anthems and the singing of favorite carols. Bradley Reznicek will be featured on our new Casavant pipe organ. From a calypso-style “A King is Born” to John Rutter’s sublime setting of Candlelight Carol, this concert will fill your soul with the joy of Christmas. 

Cookies and light refreshments will follow the music program.

It is our gift to the community!

Farewell to the Organ Concert

Sunday, May 13th, 2018

(May 6, 2018)

Music Director Chris Crook hosts a concert to say farewell to our almost 90-year-old organ as we anticipate the arrival of our new one. Hear a selection of organ music as well as singing from soloist Jodi Wright.

After the concert, there was a popsicle reception in the parking lot. Check out the highlights below from this fellowship gathering.

Join Us for Our Annual Christmas Concert – Carols by Candlelight!

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Carols by Candlelight is a concert event for all ages to celebrate the Christmas spirit and sing along to seasonal music. Hear a 40-voice choir, chamber orchestra along with soloist Jodi Wright. Readers will lead us through 90 minutes of scripture, anthems, and the singing of favorite carols. From a spirited African Noel to a sublime setting of The First Noel, this concert will fill your soul with the best of the season’s music. It is our gift to the community!


Third Church of Christ, Scientist, Dallas, Texas

4419 Oak Lawn Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75219 GET DIRECTIONS

Carols by Candlelight 2015

Sunday, December 6th, 2015

Carols by Candlelight Dec. 6, 2015 at 5 p.m.

Each year, as a gift to our community, Third Church holds a Christmas concert followed by a cookie and cider reception. Our 2015 event will feature John Rutter’s “Gloria” and will take place on Sunday evening, Dec. 6, at 5 p.m.

Carols by Candlelight is a concert event for all ages. Children in attendance will be invited to participate in a meaningful moment that benefits the food pantry for families at Interfaith Housing Coalition.  They are invited to bring a single “gift” from this list: a box of macaroni and cheese, a can of soup or vegetables, a plastic jar of Peanut Butter, a package of 100 percent fruit rolls or a plastic jar of trail mix.

We are thrilled to partner once again with DFW Brass, and we invite you to find out more about them by visiting their Facebook page at

Please make plans to be our guest at Carols by Candlelight. We look forward to your visit!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at 214-526-7783







Concert with Desiree Goyette

Friday, May 1st, 2015

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Dear Friends,

The Music Committee is bringing Desiree Goyette to Dallas for a free concert on May 16th at 5:00pm.  She is a Christian Scientist who is a Grammy-nominated vocalist and songwriter.  She is best known for her contributions to the Garfield and Charlie Brown television shows and specials, but she has also contributed inspirational hymns to the Christian Science Hymnal Supplement.

In Concert with Ed Bogas
Also Featuring Scott Ayers, Pianist

“Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful talent and inspiration with us. The tone is so beautifully centered and you express the full range of Soul through your music which uplifts us all.” -Alexandra Hawley Music Professor, Stanford University

“Check out Goyette’s voice… when she sings of peace and joy and love, she means it.” -San Francisco Chronicle “Top Picks”

“Desiree has the voice and face of an angel.” -Stanley Eichelbaum, San Francisco Chronicle


All are welcome!

Celebration of Carols Slideshow 2014

Monday, December 15th, 2014

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DVDs of the event are available for $30! If you’re interested in an order, call Third Church Dallas at 214-526-7783 or email

Celebration of Carols

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014


Lift your spirits and raise your voices! We look forward to seeing you at this wonderful annual Christmas tradition! Celebration of Carols is a free event in the Third Church Dallas auditorium on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 5 p.m. It features soloists Jodi Wright and Denise Lee, a choir and the DFW Brass. There will be inspired Christmas readings, congregational singing and a cookie and cider reception afterward. We hope to see you there! Doors open at 4:30.

Bruce Fowler, David Alexander and Scott Ayers Concert Recital

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

On Saturday evening, November 1, you’re invited to a recital in our auditorium, presented by our own Bruce Fowler, one of our soloists. Joining Bruce will be David Alexander and our organist, Scott Ayers. All three artists graduated together from Oklahoma Baptist University. The concert, consisting of classical selections from various operas and other sources, begins at 5 p.m. and will last approximately an hour. This is a great opportunity for us to support our musicians. Plus, you get that hour back since it’s the Fall time change next Sunday! So, free recital, this Saturday at 5 p.m., here in the auditorium. Please join us!


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