For more information about the Music Program at Unity Charleston, Contact Brad Henty, Music Director at Bluz1@juno.com
Austin O’Malley with band featuring percussionist Moony
A fabulous East meets West band. Native American flutes with Indian percussion and more. Our Hindu interfaith service.
Helen Greenfield and Steve Green
Also known as Unwind, this guitar-cello duo plays both classical and popular genres on their graphite instruments. Full of joy and peace!
Fantastic singer/songwriter from New York
Her reviews for her albums are off the chart!
Sadie deWall and Pam Wiley. Mother and daughter duo playing guitar and violin. Fine violinist formerly of Charleston Symphony Orchestra and her Mom on guitar play Americana music for the soul including Spirituals and Classical music.
Juke Joint Johnny and Brad Henty
Juke is a fine harmonica player in the Chicago tradition. He has toured around the southeast at clubs and festivals and played with many artists including Bradford Station Band. Blues at Unity!
Austin's native flute playing is extraordinary. He will be bringing two friends with to accompany him. Check out his site.
Zandrina Dunning with with piano virtuoso Richard White , Jr. From Soul and Jazz, to Rock and Reggae, Zandrina can be heard both locally and nationally adding her soulful touch. She sings with a unique ability to deliver lyrics with her sincere emotion, body language, and soul. Check out her site.
Lorna remains Charleston’s finest new thought songwriter - but her positive message fits with any creed! She will light up the sanctuary on piano and vocals. Check out her site.
Quiana Parler is a Local Legend as well as a Nationally known and critically acclaimed singer. Once again, Unity Church of Charleston brings the very best of talents right to your very own stage.
Quiana Parler, formerly a principal singer in the Broadway-style show, Serenade, at the Charleston Music Hall. Parler leads her own group, Quiana Parler and Friends, and she works regularly on a national level with the likes of Clay Aiken, Keith Sweat and Kelly Clarkson. After years on the road, Quiana has returned home to Charleston, SC and assembled an incredible group of players and singers chosen from the top tier of South Carolina's musical elite. This is a exciting and interactive band, but also a group with deep-rooted musical sophistication. Their song list is extremely diverse, featuring the musical history of the past 50 years. Quiana Parler and Friends travels all across the USA and abroad for weddings, corporate and social clients, entertaining folks who just want to have fun. Quiana's high powered musical/performance band has captured rave reviews with their raw energy and endless enthusiasm. Quiana has taken the crowd-pleasing formula of her professional experience and combined it with a soul-stirring band for a combination that's simply outstanding. Check out her site.
In House Musicians
Dwight Purcell (piano) and Brad Henty guitar play spiritual variety and lead the congregation in song. Expect classical to barrelhouse piano of the highest level from Dwight.
Vikki Matsis and Lee Barbour
Married musical duo Vikki and Lee are a Charleston Renaissance couple. They run a hostel, they operate a non-profit radio station and they perform individually and together. Fantastic songs and vocals and piano with world-class guitar playing.
Richard White, Jr. and Brad Henty
Well known to our congregation, Richard is one of the finest piano players in the Southeast. He has toured extensively and is a first call player in Charleston. Expect funky jazz with a groove this time out.
From Portland Oregon, this young man almost lives on the road. Recommended by our friend in Unity Savannah Dale Worley, Jeremiah shows up with a suitcase and a guitar after playing virtually the entire country. Wonderful voice, songs and accompaniment.
Chris Crosby and Brad Henty
Guitar, piano and voice. Chris’s smooth piano and soulful singing will be in the forefront as he explores more spiritual and secular songs with a spiritual message. Chris is originally from Walterboro, and is an in demand band leader all over the area.
Helen Greenfield and Steve Green
This duo works as The Unwind. They are an instrumental delight consisting of guitar and cello. Both their instruments are composed of graphite which allows them to work outside in the elements. They also operate a vegan-raw farm and teaching system as well as a high-end music studio!
Virtuoso guitarist Graham brings his unique blend of southern, Gypsy jazz, singer-songwriter and acoustic shredding back to Unity. The biggest sounding solo act you can hear! Graham grew up in Unity and gives it back. Check out his site.
"When you see someone that talented, you want people to enjoy it with you...Graham is one of the most talented musicians I've ever seen." - Josh Quigley
"Wherever he goes, he has a following, and he constantly explores new ways to achieve his desired sound with his original experimental/funk/rock music." - Clayton Stairs - The Georgetown Times
The angelic voice and piano of Jessica returns. She is an accomplished church and popular musician who is finally available to grace the sanctuary in song again.