Community UMC, 20 Center St, Naperville, IL 60540

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Sun Oct 02 2022


3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Reflections in the Water

Join us for a delightful afternoon concert with the music of Debussy and Chris Garofalo, Director of Music Ministry at Community UMC. This is a  free community concert sponsored by the Senior Outreach and Music Ministries of Community UMC. Elevator accessible and hearing loop available. A thank-offering will support this and future Sunday musicales.


Chris, Director of Music Ministry at Community UMC, has been active as a pianist and accompanist in the Chicago area for over 30 years and has composed works for solo piano, voice, choir, and chamber ensembles. With a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance from the Manhattan School of Music, he also maintains a private teaching studio in Westmont and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Downers Grove Music Club, a charitable non-profit musical arts organization.

His recordings include Silhouettes (2005), Soliloquy (1991), Luminaria (1990), Earth Air Fire Water (1989), and Left Brain/Right Brain (1998). In 1999, he accompanied tenor Henry Pleas on his first CD: Deep River: A Spiritual Journey. Chris’ Suite for Flute, Violin, Cello, and Piano, and Sonata for Flute and Piano are featured in David Gaynes’ 2013 documentary film “Next Year Jerusalem.” Chris Garofalo is a Steinway Artist.

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Community UMC, 20 Center St, Naperville, IL 60540