UPCOMING Concerts at Gloria Dei


Each Summer, Gloria Dei offers a variety of evening and afternoon concerts, featuring all sorts of musical styles. Generally, these concerts take place in the Sanctuary.
Please watch the bulletin and newsletter for more information, or call the church office for details.
More details will coming soon.


Extraordinary pianists Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi will play at Gloria Dei – Sunday, January 5, 2025, at the morning services (8:30 & 10am). Award winning jazz duet piano. Mark your calendars now!
Click here to see their youtube channel.
Also, you are welcome to join us for refreshments/appetizers prior to the concert at 6pm, on the patio.
PREVIOUS Concerts at Gloria Dei


On Sunday, April 7, 2024 at both morning services (8:30 & 10am), this wonderful group will be with us.
They will perform during the service times, but also in between on the patio (9:30am).
This will be a fun and energetic way to celebrate the Season of Easter and the Resurrection of Jesus, the hope of the world.
Click here to see them perform.


Grammy Award winning vocalist, worship leader, Gospel singer will bring his musical gifts to morning worship:
Sunday, February 25, 2024, 8:30am and 10am.
This is an event that you will not want to miss.
To check out some of the music by Billy Steele, click here.
Contemporary Christian singers Arvid and Miriam Petterson will sing during worship on Sunday, October 22, 2023 (8:30am and 10am)
For more information and to go to Arvid’s website, click here.
Make plans now to celebrate the belated 100th anniversary of The Concordia Choir and hear Dr. Michael Culloton’s first tour as conductor of The Concordia Choir during the 2022 tour to the Southwest United States.
March 2, 2022, 7pm in the Gloria Dei Sanctuary.
The Concordia Choir is one of the major a cappella collegiate choirs in the world. For more information on this Emmy Award winning choir, click here.
Music Director Kathy Person has put together a series of lunchtime concerts beginning Wednesday, June 2, noon in the Gloria Dei Sanctuary.
Micaela Lum is in concert on the organ – July 7, 2021, noon.
The concerts are free and will last roughly a half hour

Sunday, July 11, 2pm – Sonos Handbell Ensemble from San Francisco.
ASHLEY SANTORE – Viola (accompanied by Fred Johnson).
Saturday, July 17, 3pm. (Free concert. Sanctuary)
SOUTH COUNTY BELL CONCERT – Sunday, August 1, 2021, 2pm, Sanctuary. Free will offering taken for F.A.M.
Sunday, January 12, 2020 – morning worship (8:30am and 10am)
Meet the artist at 11am (Lunch & Learn)
Mark Kroos plays 2 guitar necks at the same time. Drawing influence from folk, Celtic, indie, and even punk rock artists as well as great guitarists such as Michael Hedges, Tommy Emmanuel and Leo Kottke, Mark Kroos has developed his own edge to the acoustic guitar.

In July of 2011 Mark competed in Guitar Player Magazine’s International Guitar Superstar Competition in Nashville 
Concert for Paradise!
The amazing organist/pianist at Gloria Dei will be providing a free concert for the community of Paradise, California on Sunday, July 28, 2019, 5pm.
Beside Fred Johnson, other wonderful musicians will join him. Following the concert there will be a light reception.
Donation for Paradise will be taken and money received will be allocated to Lutheran Disaster Response and Paradise Lutheran Church.
More information coming soon. Mark your calendar now.
Saturday, April 20, 2019, 7pm
One of the best college acapella choirs in the world will be in concert at Gloria Dei, Saturday, April 20, 2019, 7pm.
They will also sing at both the 8:30am and 10am Easter Sunday worship services. Watch the video above to get a taste of their music. Mark your calendar for this “don’t miss opportunity.”
DR. HANNA LEE, ORGANIST – July 8, 2018, 5pm

Organist Hanna Lee, a native of Seoul, Korea, received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Iowa studying with Delbert Disselhorst and Delores Bruch. Her Doctoral thesis explored the works of contemporary French composer, Naji Hakim, and his musical language and extra musical association in his pieces.  She holds degrees of Bachelor of Arts and Master of Music degrees in Organ Performance at Yonsei University in Seoul studying with Myoung-Ja Cho. She completed Graduate Certificate in Organ Performance at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois where she studied with Wolfgang Rübsam. She studied with Piet Kee and Ewald Kooiman focusing on organ music of  J. S. Bach and North German School in Netherland. Currently, Hanna Lee is a faculty member of Jeongdong Organ Academy in Seoul, Korea.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 7:00pm
Harpsichordist JungHae Kim’s playing has been described as “gallant and regal” (La Folia), “supple…impressive” (New York Arts), emotionally exquisite, warm, and inviting. Ms. Kim holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Harpsichord Performance from Peabody Conservatory, and a Master’s Degree in Historical Performance (Harpsichord) from Oberlin Conservatory. She completed her studies with Gustav Leonhardt in Amsterdam on a Haskell Scholarship, and holds an Advanced Degree in Harpsichord Performance from Amsterdam’s Sweelinck Conservatorium. Ms. Kim has performed in concert throughout United States, Europe and in Asia as a soloist and with numerous fine historical instrument ensembles including American Baroque, Brandywine Baroque, Callisto, Musica Angelica, Musica Glorifica, Music’s ReCreation, and Ensemble Mirable.
Kangwon Lee Kim is a versatile violinist with repertoire ranging from baroque to 21st century using both baroque and modern violins. She has given recitals throughout the U.S. and in Korea, Canada, Puerto Rico, Switzerland, Norway and Czech Republic, and the live recording of her performances have been heard on National Public Radio, WFLN in Philadelphia, and Wisconsin Public Radio. Ms. Kim was Assistant Professor in violin and chamber music at Biola University in CA and has also taught at Ripon College, the University of Pennsylvania, and Lawrence University Conservatory. Currently, she is the Assistant Artistic Director and concertmaster of Madison Bach Musicians and often plays solo and leads the ensemble. During the summer, Ms. Kim teaches at Credo summer chamber music festival at Oberlin College. Ms. Kim lives in Middleton, WI with her husband and two sons and keeps an active teaching and performing schedule.