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 Fridays at Noon

"Fridays at Noon" offers bi-monthly lunch concerts that include a complimentary luncheon and feature regional and occasionally national performing artists in the chapel of the First United Methodist Church.

2015 Calendar

  • Sept. 18 Jazz Copland with Avis Berry, TFUMC
  • Oct. 16 Carla Connors, Balfour
  • Nov. 13 Michael Bakan World Music, TFUMC
  • Feb. 19 Dúo Pelliroja, Balfour
  • March 11 Tallahassee Bach Parley, TFUMC
  • April 15 Dale Olsen, Flutelore, Balfour

Balfour = Balfour Chapel, Thomas University
TFUMC = Thomasville First United Methodist Church


First United Methodist Church                 Thomas University Balfour Chapel

425 N. Broad St.                                                                  1501 Mill Pond Rd
Thomasville, GA                                                                   Thomasville, GA

First United Methodist          TUBC

For more information call: 229-227-6964
Or email:

Arts for the Community at Thomas University presents world music fusion group Trio Bakano as part of the Friday at Noon series. The concert will take place in the chapel of the Thomasville First United Methodist Church located at 425 N. Broad St in Thomasville, GA.

Trio Bakano performs a diverse array of Latin American musical styles and genres, from Afro-Peruvian festejos and Brazilian bossanovas to flamenco-tinged rumbas and Latin jazz classics. Guitarist Carlos Odria is on the faculty of Darton State College in Georgia. Bassist Brian Hall is Associate Professor of Music at Florida A&M University.

Percussionist Michael Bakan is Professor of Ethnomusicology and Head of the World Music Ensembles Program at FSU. The concert is free and open to the public, and a complimentary luncheon provided by the church will follow the performance. For additional information call 229-227-6964 or email

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