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Since the nineteenth century, Center Church has been an important place for musical and artistic expression.  While serving as a house of worship, the current Meeting House was the city’s first concert hall and lecture auditorium.  A tradition of concerts – begun by the “Jubal Society” in 1822 – both as parts of a series and as stand-alone events, continues to this day through Music and the Arts at Center Church.  These events – open to all and often presented free-of-charge, with the request for a donation, or via tiered-price tickets – include classical, jazz, folk, and ethnic music, as well as drama and dance. 

WATCH the 12th Annual Handel’s Messiah Community Sing, which took place on January 7, 2018.  This is an annual presentation that is not to be missed!

Watch the 14th Annual Handel’s Messiah Community Sing, which took place on January 5, 2020.