Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest
Chamber Music Series





Concert Series


The Heavenly Rest Chamber Music Concert Series is dedicated to providing an artistic venue for the performance of chamber music and solo performers. It is our mission to offer these concerts free of charge to our community. Our concerts are a gift to the congregation and community.



2019-2020 Concert Series




Saturday, October 12 - 7:00 p.m.

Dallas’s new professional concert choir Incarnatus made their debut in March 2019 to rave reviews from a large and enthusiastic audience at Church of the Incarnation. Led by Scott Dettra, the group focuses on sacred repertoire, particularly from the last century and the Renaissance. Their current program features music in honor of the Virgin Mary, as well as two settings of the 4th-century hymn Te Deum.


Kristen Ward, clarinet

with Abigail Payne, piano

and Neemias Santos, cello
Sunday, November 10 – 5:00 p.m.


Key City Winds

with members of Key City Brass and Key City Percussion
Saturday, January 11 – 7:00 p.m.


Lone Star State Trumpet Guild
Sunday, February 9 - 5:00 p.m.


Palm Sunday Passion
Sunday, April 5 – 5:00 p.m.






Key City Winds


Key City Winds

Artists-in-residence at Heavenly Rest 




Key City Winds Artists-in-residence at Heavenly Rest

Key City Winds is the premiere professional woodwind chamber ensemble in the Abilene, TX area. We offer a variety of repertoire and instrument combinations, and are available for events, weddings, parties, in-home concerts, formal concerts, etc.



The Key City Winds was formally established by Susetta Rockett (oboe), and Staci Spring (bassoon) in 2012. Based in Abilene, TX, the group provides high quality performances of woodwind chamber music in a variety of combinations and venues. The Key City Winds hosts an impressive roster of musicians that includes many University faculty and professionals.


Community engagement and education are key components of the group's mission. They incorporate regular educational concerts into their performance schedule as artists for the Young Audiences program, as well as providing side-by-side performance opportunities for college-level musicians.


Key City Winds is a sister organization to Key City Brass and Key City Percussion.


For more information or booking, please contact us at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 817-372-1830 





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