Arts and Recordings

General Recordings

For All the Saints

Organist Charles Manning's solo CD, For All the Saints, contains the organist's improvisations and musical arrangements of many beloved hymn tunes. The album was recorded on the four-manual Goulding & Wood Pipe Organ, Op. 33, at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, Indianapolis, and was released on All Saints Day, November 1, 2007. It is dedicated to all the saints, known and unknown. View playlist.  CD ($15 + s/h)

Hymn Meditations

(Leah Johnson, soprano; Stephen Hartley, baritone; Charles Goehring, piano) a reflective collection of 20 familiar hymns and choruses, recorded live at St. Luke's in June 2002. CD ($12 + s/h); Cassette ($7 + s/h)

Choirs of St. Luke's, featuring the Goulding & Wood Pipe Organ

(St. Luke's UMC Chancel Choir, Alleluia Choir, New Song, Wesleyan Ringers, Joyful Sound, the Good Earth Band, Charles Manning & Charles Goehring. organists) A compilation recording of 7 of the resident ensembles, and the mastery of organist Charles Manning and Music Director Charles Goehring) CD ($15 + s/h)

Not Too Far From Here

(Glenn Cunningham, baritone & the St. Luke's Orchestra) 16 arrangements for operatic singer and church soloist Glenn Cunningham, and the St. Luke's Orchestra, directed by Robert Zehr. CD ($15 + s/h)

St. Luke's Orchestra 2004

St. Luke's Orchestra, directed by Bob Zehr, features 14 of their most frequently requested anthems. Inspiring hymn settings, overtures and meditations. Two tracks include the St. Luke's UMC Chancel Choir, and one track features St. Luke's Organist/Assistant Director of Music Charles Manning at the piano. CD ($12 + s/h)

Christmas Music

Breath of Heaven

(Emily Headley, vocalist) featured soprano soloist Emily Headley delivers four holiday classics: It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Breath of Heaven (Mary's Song), O Holy Night, and Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas. Proceeds from this recording support the Powerful Possibilities campaign. CD ($10 + s/h)

A Candlelight Christmas Concert, featuring Angela M. Brown (2005)

(St. Luke's UMC Choirs and Orchestra, under the direction of Charles Goehring) The 2005 version of St. Luke's annual Christmas Concert, featuring special guest Angela Brown and premiere of the commissioned work "One Gift". CD ($15 + s/h)

A Candlelight Christmas Concert (2004)

(St. Luke's UMC Choirs and Orchestra, recorded live December 3 & 5, 2004) CD ($10 + s/h)

Many Moods of Christmas: the Music of Robert Shaw

(St. Luke's UMC Concert Choir & Orchestra; Charles Goehring, conductor) Four distinctive suites of beloved Christmas carols, recorded live at St. Luke's on December 7 & 8, 1996. CD ($12 + s/h); Cassette ($7 + s/h)