St. John’s Concert Series

2017 – 2018


Sunday, March 18, 2018 4 PM – Liana Paniyeva

Liana Paniyeva began winning prizes in piano competitions in Ukraine in 2002 and continued most recently at the Iowa International Piano Competition in 2015. She has performed at international festivals in Norway, Hungary, Syria, Italy, Israel, Scotland, South Africa, and in multiple states of the USA. During the 2012-2013 season, she performed three times at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Her solo recital in 2016 at the Myra Hess Concert Series in Chicago was broadcast live on WFMT Radio.


Sunday, April 15, 2018 4 PM – Terell Stafford & Friends

Terell Stafford has been hailed as “one of the great players of our time, a fabulous trumpet player” by McCoy Tyner. Stafford is recognized as an incredibly gifted and versatile player who combines a deep love of melody with his own brand of spirited and adventurous lyricism. He is the Director of Jazz Studies and Chair of Instrumental Studies at Temple University, founder and band leader of the Terell Stafford Quintet, and Managing and Artistic Director of the Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia (JOP) and can be heard performing on over 130 albums.


Wednesday, July 4, 2018 10 AM – Community Independence Day Service/First Capital Brass

Our service with Holy Communion will use the liturgy from the 1789 Book of Common Prayer. York’s own First Capital Brass will once again provide patriotic music for this popular service and present a recital immediately following. Attendees will have the opportunity to ring York’s Liberty Bell, housed in St. John’s Lovelace Commons.