Metropolitan Youth Orchestras of Central Alabama
The community is invited to come together on April 1, 2023 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the march to Birmingham City Hall from St. Paul Methodist Church. Program will begin at 10:00 AM at St. Paul UMC and will include acts of commemoration, music, poetry, etc. There will be a commemorative march from St. Paul to Kelly Ingram Park at the site of the “Three Kneeling Ministers.” On that day, there will also be poetry reading at historic sites with conclusion at St. Paul UMC with more poetry and music from the Scrollworks Music School students.
This will be followed by jazz and a variety of music entertainers, family fun and food. Events of the day will end about 5 PM.
Join the community on April 1, 2023, at St. Paul UMC Birmingham, AL. at 10:00 AM. to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Palm Sunday march. St. Paul has partnered with Magic City Poetry Festival. to host this event and to host the annual “Poetry in the Park” event.
10:00 AM - Indoor Commemorative Event with music, speakers, poetry, awards.
11:30 AM - Commemorative March to Kelly Ingram Park, site of the Three Ministers Kneeling monument.
12 PM - 1:30 PM - Poetry in the Park with tour groups visiting historic sites and reciting engaging poetry.
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM - Listen to a variety of musicians in a festival atmosphere of Jazz, Gospel, and a variety of music at St. Paul; an outdoor event
Enhance and shape your visit to meet the interest of your family or group by using the bounce houses for children, purchasing lunch from food trucks, engaging vendors and sponsors, visiting the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (need to register), visiting 16th Street Baptist Church museum (need to register), purchasing books by poets, standing where Dr. Joseph preached and learn of the role of St. Paul in the Civil Rights movement, and much more.
Summer Music Lessons
Ages 6 to 18
Piano Violin, Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion, and Guitar
FREE Drop-in lessons on Saturday, June 3rd and August 5th from 9 am to 2 pm
6 weeks of scheduled 30-minute private lessons + recital for $60 — starting June 10. Online registration will begin May 22. Register in person at the drop-in lessons on June 3.