First of Four Concerts in Series Presented by Wesley Memorial Features UNCW Faculty Brass Quintet

WILMINGTON, NC August 12, 2014 – Wesley Memorial United Methodist is proud to present a Brass & Organ Concert on Sunday, September 7th at 5:00 p.m., at 1401 S College Road in Wilmington, featuring the UNCW Faculty Brass Quintet, Dr. John Rack on timpani, and Dr. Bettsy Curtis on organ.

Concerts on College

Dr. Curtis, Director of Music Ministries at Wesley Memorial United Methodist, says of the project, “This year Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church will celebrate its third year of community concerts whereby we invite the community into our beautiful sanctuary to hear the extraordinary musical talent of Wilmington artists.  Our opening concert will bring together the massive sound of our three manual Rodgers organ with the UNCW Faculty Brass Quintet with works by Bach, Handel, Bruckner, Schubert, and Widor.”

The concert is the first of a four concert series called “Concerts on College”, which will also feature Chi Rho (Wake Forest Men’s Christian a cappella group), UNCW Piano ProfessorBarry Salwen (pianist), and the UNCW Seabelles.  For a full schedule, visit

Donations will benefit scholarships awarded to UNCW students pursuing degrees in music.