Sacred Winds Ministries

Christian outreach through music and education.

Sacred Winds Expands Outreach

The Sacred Winds ensemble has performed in many venues throughout our Commonwealth. Being comprised mostly of music educators and professional musicians, the group has made significant contributions to the musical and educational life of our communities, especially throughout the region of Southeastern Kentucky. From the outset, as the name suggests, Sacred Winds has had a […]

2014 Summer Program

God’s Song of Salvation:  Christ as Prophet, Priest, and King Invocation Domine ad Adjuvandum from Vespers (1610) by Claudio Monteverdi transcribed by Scott Bersaglia Prophet | Luke 24:25-27 Speak, O Lord by Keith Getty and Stuart Townend Priest | Isaiah 53 Give Us This Day by David Maslanka Who Would Strike You? by Johann Sebastian Bach No. 15. Chorale. “Wer hat dich so […]

David Centers Appointed as Vice President of Sacred Winds Ministries

His character and devotion to God within his home, family, and vocation, as well as the many talents he possesses, serve as a great testimony of God’s grace and David’s diligence in service to his Savior. As a member of the Sacred Winds Ensemble, his witness will be a strong example to the ensemble members and the ministry body. I am honored to stand alongside him in service to for the Gospel.

Fall Song Service

Sacred Winds Ministries will present its first annual Fall Song Service on Saturday, October 19 beginning at 7:00 PM at First Baptist Church of Hazard, KY. Dr. Scott Bersaglia, Music Director of the Sacred Winds Ensemble, and Dr. Daryl Cornett, Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church, Hazard, will lead the service with additional support provided […]

Psalm 100 Commentaries

Read the four commentaries from the Sacred Winds Ensemble 2013 June Program, Celebrating God’s Faithfulness. Psalm 100:1-2  Declaration by James E. Castlen Psalm 100:3  The Father’s Sovereign Faithfulness as Creator and Redeemer by Bill Haynes Psalm 100:4  The Call to the Father’s Faithfulness by Scott Gilbert Psalm 100:5  The Father’s Enduring Faithfulness for the Church by Todd Meadows

Castle and VanHoose to Sing at June Concert

The Sacred Winds Ensemble comes to The First Federal Center in Hazard, KY for their 2013 tour on Sunday, June 9 at 2:30 pm.  The 60-member professional wind ensemble is comprised of musicians from across the Eastern United States who perform unique concerts in which scripture is expounded and presented through art music.  This summer’s […]

June Concerts Approaching

The Sacred Winds Ensemble comes to The First Federal Center in Hazard, KY for their 2012 tour on Sunday, June 10 at 2:30 pm.  This summer’s concert, Psalms, Hymns, and Spirituals Songs: The Gospel in Appalachian Music explores Christian worship music well-known in Appalachia including such hymns as “Amazing Grace” and “Come, Ye Sinners, Poor […]

Sacred Harp Singing at Upcoming Sacred Winds Ensemble Concert

The Sacred Winds Ensemble comes to The First Federal Center in Hazard, KY for their 2012 tour on Sunday, June 10 at 2:30 pm.  This summer’s concert, Psalms, Hymns, and Spirituals Songs:  The Gospel in Appalachian Music explores Christian worship music from Appalachia including such well-known hymns as “Amazing Grace” and “Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy”.  […]

James Curnow to Conduct at Sacred Winds Ensemble June Concert

Kentucky-based composer, James Curnow, will be in residence with the Sacred Winds Ensemble as Composer-In-Residence and Guest Conductor. Mr. Curnow will be conducting his composition, “Rhapsody on American Shape Note Melodies” which features well-known shape note tunes such as Pisgah, Avon (The Penitent’s Prayer), Bozrah, and Consolation.

Summer Music Symposium

As part of the 2012 Summer Tour, the Sacred Winds Ensemble will be providing music education outreach to middle school and high school instrumental music students in the Charleston area.  The event will be held on June 15 at Berekely High School. Student Curriculum The Student’s Track is designed to assist the student’s applied musical […]


Your recording of "Voyage" is brilliant!!!

Jody Nagel
Composer, Voyage of Discovery

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