Penn Street Arts


Penn Street Arts


About Penn Street Arts

First Presbyterian Church hosts several concerts annually through its music and arts series, Penn Street Arts, adding to the excellence of the music and arts in the Fort Worth Community. Come hear the sounds of our distinguished adult, youth, and children's ensembles, as well as local, regional, and international groups renowned for excellence. The series also strives to offer the sights of various performing and visual artists.


Advent Afternoon Concerts 

Wednesday, December 5, 12, 19, 2018 12:30 p.m. (30 minute concert after the noon service) - Sanctuary
December 5    Adam Pajan, Instructor of Organ at the University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
December 12  Beverly Howards, Professor Emeritus of California Baptist University, Riverside, CA
December 19  Jillian Gardner, Organ & Chandler Fadero, Violin, Master of Music Candidates, Baylor University, Waco, TX

Westminster Choir

Friday, January 18, 2019 7:30 p.m. - Sanctuary

Organ & Choir 

The Fellowship Choir, The Chancel Choir, and Organist, Ahreum Han Congdon, Sunday, January 27, 2019 3:30 p.m. - Sanctuary

Penn St. Arts Festival 

with Jazz & Organ, Jazz band, organist, and a vocalist:
Saturday, February 16, 2019 5 - 7:30 p.m. Art Show & Concert - Sanctuary (co-hosted with Fellowship Committee)
5 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. - Visual Art Show - West Concourse
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Jazz & Organ Concert - Sanctuary

Ken Cowan 

Concert Organist, Sunday, March 3, 2019 2:30 p.m. - Sanctuary

Lent Afternoon Concerts 

Organists: Wednesday, March 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10, 2019 12:30 p.m. (30 minute concert after the noon service) - Sanctuary

March 13  Ahreum Han Congdon, Director of Music/Organist First Presbyterian Church, Ft. Worth, TX
March 20  Rebecca Sawyer, Music Associate First Presbyterian Church, Ft. Worth, TX
March 27  Dalaie Choi, Music Director/Organist Concordia Lutheran Church, Wilmington, DE
April 3      Yoonmi Lim, Organ professor Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Ft. Worth, TX
April 10    Joe Butler, Associate Dean, College of Fine Arts; Professor of Music and University Organist, Texas Christian University, Ft. Worth, TX


All Saints Service    Thursday, November 1, 2018 7 p.m. - Great Hall
Advent Musical Offering  Sunday, December 9, 2018  11 a.m. - Sanctuary
Good Friday Tenebrae  Friday, April 19, 2019 7 p.m. - Sanctuary


Area 9 Handbell Musicians of America Spring Ring

Saturday, April 6, 2019 - Great Hall

What Else You'll Hear at Penn Street Arts

In the past, the Penn Street Arts Series has welcomed these acclaimed groups, to name a few: Milikin University Choir, Texas Boys Choir, Texas Camerata Baroque Ensemble, Luther College Nordic Choir. 

The FPC Patricia Organ

First Presbyterian Church is lucky to have as a part of its music ministry a prestigious organ. Read about the Patricia Organ here.

Contact Us

If you have questions about the series or are interested in bringing your group to perform at FPC, please contact Ahreum Han Congdon, Music Director/Organist, at 817-335-1231.