Bach’s Lunch

Asheville’s premiere quarterly organ concert series, featuring Tate Addis.

There will not be a Bach’s Lunch in July 2022. 

Join Tate Addis on Tuesday, April 5 at 12:05 pm – Sanctuary, Bach’s Lunch: Lenten Meditation: Bach’s Lunch presents Lenten Meditation, an opportunity to pause and reflect during this liturgical season with timeless masterworks by Bach and Mendelssohn. We hope you can Tate Addis join for this springtime reflection! 

Proudly sponsored by Academy for the Arts.

 Proudly sponsored by the Academy of the Arts at First Baptist Church of Asheville

Tate Addis joined the staff of First Baptist Church as Organist in August of 2015. In this position, he collaborates with the Minister of Music in a comprehensive music program, teaches organ and piano in the church’s Academy for the Arts, directs the Youth II Handbell Ensemble, accompanies the Asheville Youth Choir, and presents a monthly series of organ recitals entitled ‘Bach’s Lunch.’ He also serves as Assistant Director and Accompanist for the Asheville Symphony Chorus.
Prior to coming to Asheville, Tate served for two years as Wilson Family Sacred Music Intern at New York City’s Brick Presbyterian Church. He has also served as organist at the Yale Berkeley Divinity School in New Haven and Second Presbyterian Church in Kansas City.
Tate Addis holds the Bachelor of Music degree from Wichita State University; the Master of Music degree from Yale University; and the Artist Diploma from Oberlin College. His primary teachers were James David Christie, Lynne Davis, and Thomas Murray. Additional studies were with Marie-Louise Langlais and Roman Summereder.
Tate, his wife Laura, and their pet pig Virgil make their home in Asheville.

Previous Bach’s Lunch Programs

Links to previous Bach’s Lunch Programs can also be found HERE.

February 2021
April 2021
March 2021
May 2021
June 2021
July 2021