March 8, 2015: Sunday, 1:00 PM. Recital by Tzu-En Lee, violinist, to include a “Fifteen Minutes of Fame” presentation, containing Wicks’ one-minute composition April Is the Sweetest Month, inspired by Taiwanese folk music. Donations accepted for charity. At Jan Hus Presbyterian Church, 351 E. 74th St. New York City. Through the “Vox Novus” Foundation.
March 22, 2015: Sunday, 3 PM. A concert with Wicks’ hourlong song cycle “The Three Teresas,” on poems by St. Teresa of Avila, St. Theresa of Lisieux and St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross. Sopranos Janeanne Rockwell Kincanon and Alison Christiansen Seeber, baritone Jesse Cromer, violinist Stephanie Barth, cellist Katherine Couch Parks and pianist Christopher M. Wicks. St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church at 290 W. Gloucester St. in Gladstone, Ore. Donations accepted.
April 11, 2015: Saturday, 3 PM. A recital on the Bond organ at First Presbyterian Church in Woodburn, Oregon (950 North Boones Ferry Rd.). The program will consist of the Twelve Praeludia composed by Wicks, one on each tone of the chromatic scale, and dedicated to Carson Cooman. Donations accepted.
April 12, 2015: Saturday, 3 PM. A repeat performance of the recital from the day before (see above), on the Kimball pipe organ at Trinity Lutheran Church at 500 N. Second St. in Silverton, Oregon. Donations accepted.
April 19, 2015: Sunday, 4 PM. A recital by baritone Jesse Cromer, with Wicks at the piano, including lieder by Beethoven, secular songs by Gerald Finzi and sacred songs by Wicks. Silverton United Methodist Church, 203 West Main Street. Donations accepted.
May 9, 2015: Saturday, 5 PM. A bassoon recital by Devon Yasamune Toyotomi will feature a “Fifteen Minutes of Fame” presentation, through the Vox Novus Foundation, which will include Wicks’ one-minute composition First Sight of Bathsheba. Presbyterian Church of Upper Montclair, 53 Norwood Av. in Upper Montclair, New Jersey. Donations accepted for charity.
May 21, 2015: Thursday, 8 PM. A repeat performance of Devon Yasamune Toyotomi’s bassoon recital from May 9 (see above), including a work by Wicks. At the Norwegian Seamen’s Church, 31 E. 52nd St., New York City. Donations accepted for charity.
September 13, 2015: Sunday, 3 PM. A concert at Trinity Lutheran Church at 500 N. Second St. in Silverton, Oregon. Repertory to include Wicks’ “Seven Songs for the Blessing of a Lifelong Covenant,” sung by mezzo-soprano Ellen Gordon Yager, and J. S. Bach’s cantata no. 49, “I Go Forth and Seek with Longing,” with soprano Deborah Butler and baritone Bennett Bailey, with Wicks at the organ. Donations accepted.
December 13, 2015: Sunday, 3 PM. A recital of Wicks’ organ compositions for the season of Advent, to include wholly original music, as well as pieces based on chorales and Gregorian chant. Trinity Lutheran Church at 500 N. Second St. in Silverton, Oregon. Donations accepted.