‘Broadway’ concert boosts Kingston ministry

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“Give My Regards to Broadway,” a concert to benefit Kingston United Methodist Church’s All God’s Children ministry,  will begin at 7 p.m. in the church at 212 W. Church St.

Donations will be accepted.

The concert will feature University of Tennessee theater professor Terry Silver-Alford and Mike Adcock, church organist and director of music.

Silver-Alford teaches musical theatre performance, directing, introduction to theatre and acting at UT.

Prior to joining the faculty, he was director of musical theater at the University of Tulsa and the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point.

Silver-Alford has worked professionally in the theater as a performer, director, musical director and composer.

He has worked with the California Theater Center, Madison Repertory, Omaha Playhouse, Nebraska Caravan, The Augusta Barn, Fireside Theater, Light Opera of Oklahoma and the Clarence Brown Theater.

He has directed or musically directed more than 100 productions and has created scores for four original musicals and a variety of chamber and vocal music pieces.

His teaching has included classes in musical theater performance, musical theater history and literature, voice, music theory and acting, and directing.

He earned his master’s degree in directing from UT in 1984 and a master’s degree in music: piano and composition from Western Michigan University in 1991.

He regularly serves as a director and musical director for Clarence Brown Theater productions.

Adcock is a graduate of Walters State Community College, Morristown, and Carson-Newman University, Jefferson City.

He is a native of Strawberry Plains who moved to Kingston in June 2012.

He has served churches in Tennessee and North Carolina.

Adcock has two hymn arrangements that have been published in “Pedal Point” magazine.

All God's Children is Kingston United Methodist Church’s Wednesday ministry. It includes a meal, Bible story, craft and recreation times.

It meets at 6 p.m. each Wednesday in the church’s fellowship hall.