You’re invited to a heartwarming and soul-stirring event, “A Song of Thanksgiving,” that celebrates the remarkable life of David Pegg and the indelible mark he left on the Choral Scholars Ministry at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church.
This special event is not just a performance; it is a tapestry of gratitude and remembrance, weaving together the experiences of those who had the privilege of being a part of David’s journey. The evening will include an unforgettable showcase of the extraordinary talents of local musicians who had the honor of singing and performing alongside David throughout the years.
Don’t miss this spectacular musical experience that promises to resonate with the essence of David’s passion for music and devotion to the Choral Scholars Ministry. In David’s honor, a love offering will be taken to support the ongoing mission of this important ministry.
There is no charge for admission, but space is limited. Please RSVP to secure your seat.
More Event Information
Prior to the performance, we extend a warm invitation to you to participate in a special dedication ceremony, marking a portion of St. Anne’s garden in loving memory of David. Following the performance, David will be interred. You are invited to join this sacred and reflective moment, or you can move into the parish hall for a reception where you will have the opportunity to connect with others whose hearts were touched by David and the gifts he shared with so many.
Please mark your calendar for this chance to come together in gratitude, music, and community as well as the opportunity to ensure that David’s legacy continues to inspire and uplift the Choral Scholars Ministry.
FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions
|Can I buy a ticket?||This is not a ticketed event, but you’re encouraged to RSVP to save your spot.|
|Where do I park?||Parking is available in the St. Anne’s parking lots accessible from Fairlawn Dr. and Oakland Dr. and along Oakland Dr.|
|Can I bring a guest?||Yes! Please feel free to invite your friends and family to this special event. Remember to RSVP for them or have them RSVP themselves.|
|What is the Choral Scholars Ministry?||As a musician and mentor, David Pegg understood the significance of giving students and musicians opportunities to share their talents and expand their sacred music repertoires to support the worship experience. David firmly believed musicians should be compensated, and he established the Choral Scholars Ministry to ensure ongoing funding for this inspirational program.|
About David Pegg
David Pegg, a beloved musician, began his musical journey as a child pianist in his grandfather’s church. He later studied at the University of North Carolina Greensboro, where he credited his experiences for introducing him to choral music. He taught at various institutions and conducted the Bel Canto Company. In 1993, he became the Director of Music and the Arts at Centenary United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem. In 2011, he took on the role of Director of Music at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church in Winston-Salem. David’s 55-year music career was marked by his dedication to mentorship and collaboration, leaving an indelible mark on choral music in North Carolina. His influence continues through the many students and musicians he inspired.
St. Augustine of Hippo is attributed with saying, “Those who sing pray twice” and David encouraged all of us to pray often through singing. “A Song of Thanksgiving” is our opportunity to come together and lift our voices and prayers in thanksgiving for the life, ministry, and impact David Pegg has had on our communities.The Rev. Ginny Wilder, rector of St. Anne’s