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Transcriptions for organ by Vivaldi, Handel, original works by Franck, Udras. Sacred songs by J.S.Bach-C.Gounod, G.F.Handel,Sprituals, Broadway Love Songs. IN-person event. No registration required.

Works by Vivaldi, Malotte, Handel, J.S.Bach,Udras, C.Porter, Rogers&Hammerstein
Saint Brigid Catholic Church

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Outstanding young artists Shaylen Joos, harpist and Marshall Joos, organist perform works by CPE Bach, Duruflé, Grandjany, Guridi, Handel, Shostakovich and Widor in a concert live-streamed from the Methuen Memorial Music Hall. Each of these 17-year old twins has been featured on NPR's "From the Top" and won major competitions.

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Methuen Memorial Music Hall

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Symphonic transcriptions for organ.Elena Udras - organist from Odessa , Ukraine. Music by A.Petrov, P.Tchaikowsky, G.Gershwin, E.Udras. Playing CBI historic 4 manual "Austin" organ.

Works by A.Petrov, P.Tchaikowsky, G.Gershwin, E.Udras.
Congregation Beth Israel

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Limited in-person audience welcomed. Pre-registration is required. An evening of incredible jazz! Join us on Friday, May 14 at 7:30pm, in the marvelous acoustics of St. John’s Church, for a unique concert teaming up the inimitable Nat Reeves with a other amazing jazz talents, including a featured student artist.

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St. John's Episcopal Church
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The concert will be live in the church for a limited audience and also available free online. Program Suite No. 4 in E-flat major, BWV 1010, Shirley Hunt, baroque cello Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816, Frances Conover Fitch, harpsichord Trio Sonata No. 4 in E minor, BWV 528, Andrew Sheranian, organ Fugue in G minor, BWV 578, Andrew Sheranian, organ

Works by Johann Sebastian Bach
The Parish of All Saints - Ashmont
Tickets: Adult: $25; Student: $18; EBT
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Concert organist Michael Hey has been increasingly visible on U.S. and international stages. He has performed organ concertos with the San Francisco Symphony, the Juilliard Orchestra, and New York City Ballet Orchestra. He has appeared at renowned venues such as Carnegie Hall and Madison Square Garden. In September 2017, Michael received first prize in the Shanghai Conservatory of Music First International Organ Competition. In 2015, Michael was appointed Associate Director of Music and Organist of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, where one of his first major tasks was to perform for the first U.S. visit of Pope Francis. Michael plays for over 700 services a year at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, many of which can be heard on Sirius XM radio, television, and online. Released in October 2017, Michael’s premiere solo CD recording Michael T. C. Hey plays the Great Organ of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in New York is available for purchase by the JAV recording label. Not exclusively a solo organist, Michael has performed with Renée Fleming, Matthew Polenzani, and Isabel Leonard. He performs duo recitals with violinist Christiana Liberis. Michael is a graduate of The Juilliard School where he received his B.M. and M.M. degrees in organ performance under Paul Jacobs.

Works by Gigout, Ravel, Dove, Widor, Elgar, Buck, Bingham, Sol and Sowerby
Methuen Memorial Music Hall

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Jonathan Moyer lecture on Sweelinck\r\n1st lecture of 5-evenings zoom course. Register at <a href="https://www.oberlin.edu/summer-programs/organ-academy" target="_blank">(link)</a>

Works by Sweelinck
Oberlin College
$75/class, or 10 classes for $500
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Bridgette Wargovich is Director of Sacred Music and Organist at Corpus Christi Parish in East Sandwich, Massachusetts. She earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Organ Performance in 2018 and a Master of Sacred Music degree summa cum laude in 2014, both from Boston University. Her doctoral dissertation was entitled "The King of Musical Instruments and the Spirit of the Liturgy: The Pipe Organ and Its Liturgical Repertoire Analyzed in Light of Ratzinger's Theology of Liturgical Music". The dissertation explored the theology of Pope Benedict XVI, linking his main themes to the pipe organ and its repertoire. Her principal teacher was Peter Sykes. Bridgette has a special love for sacred and liturgical music; she is dedicated to preserving and promoting this musical treasure. This is the second concert in Methuen's 75th Annual Summer Series.

Works by Bach, Böhm, Mendelssohn, Tournemire, Widor, Vaughan Williams and Vierne
Methuen Memorial Music Hall

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Final Fridays, January through May. 30-minute performances on the Fisk and Skinner organs of All Saints, Ashmont, livestreamed on the church's Online Stream Facebook page. Concerts are posted after the live broadcast and may be viewed at any time. From <a href="https://www.allsaints.net" target="_blank">(link)</a> click on the “Online Mass Live Stream” link. Facebook account not needed; ignore the pop-up request to sign-in by clicking "Not now". January 29 – Maurice Duruflé, Suite, Op. 5 February 26 – Buxtehude and Bach March 26 – Julius Reubke: Sonata in C Minor on the 94th Psalm April 30 – Jason Roberts: Spanish Suite; Felix Mendelssohn: Sonata VI May 28 – Maurice Duruflé: Prélude, Adagio, and Choral Varié sur le thème ‘Veni Creator’

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Parish of All Saints, Ashmont

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The Church of St. Andrew in Marblehead will present a concert entitled “Cries and Ballads of London” The concert will be in the church, with limited attendance, and will also be streamed live online. It is made possible in part by the 2020-2021 Gian Lyman Silbiger Grant of the Viola da Gamba Society of New England. This award fosters the performance of music for viols and voices around New England and encourages further exploration of the viol and its music.\r\n\r\nThe program, under the direction of St. Andrew’s Music Director Mary Jodice, will feature the eight-voice chamber choir Jubilate, in residence at St. Andrews, as well as the El Dorado Viol Consort. The groups will perform secular early music, centering on “The Cries of London” by Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625), which reflects cries of street vendors selling their wares. \r\n\r\n“When I have traveled to London, I have always wondered what Old London looked like,” says Jodice. I have long had this work in mind as an anchor for the concert.” Jodice points out that Jubilate will also sing sprightly vocal music about the springtime, including songs by Morley, Marenzio and Byrd. The El Dorado Viol Consort will play fantasias by Ravenscroft, Coperario and Woodcock, and a pavan by Tomkins.

Works by Gibbons, Morley, Purcell, Ravenscroft, Coperario, Peerson, Byrd, Tomkins, Marenzio, Tallis
Church of St. Andrew
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Scott Lamlein, Director of Music and Organist at St. John's Episcopal Church in West Hartford, CT and Artistic Director of that church's Music at the Red Door concert series presents a program live-streamed from the Methuen Memorial Music Hall. Cited by The American Organist magazine as infusing his music with "virtuosic Flair and fire", his organ performances bring a unique emotional and spiritual inspiration to his audiences.

Works by Bach, Cooman, Hailstork, Rakich and Widor
Methuen Memorial Music Hall

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Limited in-person audience welcomed. Pre-registration is required. Details: The 2020-2021 Pipes Alive! recital series, and the celebration of the 25th anniversary of St. John's Austin Organ, continue with a performance by Sean McCarthy. Join us for half-hour organ concerts featuring St. John’s magnificent Austin pipe organ, on the first Sunday of the month, November through June, 12:30 p.m. with regional organists. Free!

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St. John's Episcopal Church

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First prize recipient in three national competitions (Poister, Mader, and Schweitzer), Adam Pajan is Lecturer in Music (organ) at the University of Oklahoma School of Music, where he teaches students in organ performance, organ technology, and church music. He received his DMA in 2014 at the University of Oklahoma following studies at Furman University and Yale University, earning the BM and MM degrees respectively. His performing career has taken him across the United States, on five tours to Germany, England (including a performance at St. Paul’s Cathedral, London), and Switzerland. Dr. Pajan has been heard at conventions of the American Institute of Organbuilders, Organ Historical Society, American Guild of Organists, American Liszt Society, and multiple times on American Public Media’s radio program Pipedreams. An enthusiastic director of choral and sacred music, he serves as Director of Music at St. Mark the Evangelist in Norman, OK, Artist in Residence at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Tulsa, OK, and was Conductor of the Oklahoma Master Chorale from 2015-2019. Upcoming performances include programs in Hawaii and Germany

Works by Alcock, Hindemith, Willan, Gershwin, Harwood and Schmidt
Methuen Memorial Music Hall

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Come hear high school senior, Marshall Joos, perform his senior pipe organ recital before heading to Rice University's Shepherd School of Music to study Organ Performance under internationally acclaimed organist, Ken Cowan. Marshall is a student of Christian Lane of Boston Organ Studio.

Works by Bach, Rheinberger, Alain, Widor, Durufle
Christ Church

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BOSTON — The Cathedral of the Holy Cross celebrates the 145th years since the dedication of its principal organ, the 101-rank E. & G. G. Hook & Hastings opus 801, on February 23, 1876.To honor the instrument’s birthday, several of Boston’s notable organists will perform variety of works by on the historic pipe organ of 5,318 pipes. Performers include Dr. Bridgette Wargovich, Corpus Christi Parish, Leo Abbott, Cathedral Director Emeritus, Maks Adach, Associate Director of St. Paul’s Choir School, John Black, Director of Music, Greenwood Church, and Richard J. Clark, Director of Music of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross with Richard Kelley, trumpet. Works by Dupré, Vierne, Pott, Reger, and Clark Suggested Donation $50 | $25 Seniors and Students each available online here (and at the door): https://<a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cathedral-organ-145th-anniversary-fundraiser-tickets-152755260095" target="_blank">(link)</a> Children 17 and under are free! You may also make a donation of any amount larger to the Cathedral Organ Restoration Fund. <a href="https://holycrossboston.churchgiving.com/Organ" target="_blank">(link)</a>

Works by Works by Dupré, Vierne, Pott, Reger, and Clark
Cathedral of the Holy Cross
17 and under FREE
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Jonathan Moyer lecture on Sweelinck 1st lecture of 5-evenings zoom course. Register at <a href="https://www.oberlin.edu/summer-programs/organ-academy" target="_blank">(link)</a>

Works by Sweelinck
Oberlin College
$75/class, or 10 classes for $500
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Named “a coolly aristocratic player” by The Dallas Morning News, Jeremy S. Bruns has been heard on the nationally syndicated radio show Pipedreams, BBC Radio, and the Pro Organo label. He has been featured at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston SC, and has performed numerous recitals with engagements including St. Paul’s Cathedral and Westminster Abbey in London, Canterbury Cathedral, Washington National Cathedral, St. James ’Cathedral in Toronto, Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, Methuen Memorial Music Hall, St. Paul Cathedral and Heinz Memorial Chapel in Pittsburgh, Adolphus Busch Hall, and the Fasor Reformed Church in Budapest, Hungary. As a church musician, Bruns has held positions in Boston MA, Pittsburgh PA and other locations, including three years as Associate Organist of Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, where he worked daily with the late John Scott and the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys. Mr. Bruns has also served as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the School of Music at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches TX. He studied with David Higgs at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester NY, earning the M.Mus. and the Performer’s Certificate.

Works by Salomé, Demessieux, Alain, Saint-Saëns and Duruflé
Methuen Memorial Music Hall

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The Church of St. Andrew in Marblehead will present a concert entitled “Cries and Ballads of London” The concert will be in the church, with limited attendance, and will also be streamed live online. It is made possible in part by the 2020-2021 Gian Lyman Silbiger Grant of the Viola da Gamba Society of New England. This award fosters the performance of music for viols and voices around New England and encourages further exploration of the viol and its music. The program, under the direction of St. Andrew’s Music Director Mary Jodice, will feature the eight-voice chamber choir Jubilate, in residence at St. Andrews, as well as the El Dorado Viol Consort. The groups will perform secular early music, centering on “The Cries of London” by Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625), which reflects cries of street vendors selling their wares. “When I have traveled to London, I have always wondered what Old London looked like,” says Jodice. I have long had this work in mind as an anchor for the concert.” Jodice points out that Jubilate will also sing sprightly vocal music about the springtime, including songs by Morley, Marenzio and Byrd. Members of the El Dorado Viol Consort are Carol Lewis, Karen Burciaga, Hannah Davidson, Mai-Lan Broekman, and Alice Mroszczyk. They will play fantasias by Ravenscroft, Coperario and Woodcock, and a pavan by Tomkins. Closer to the date of the concert, St. Andrews will be taking reservations for this event on their...

Works by Gibbons, Morley, Purcell, Ravenscroft, Coperario, Peerson, Byrd, Tomkins, Marenzio, Tallis
Church of St. Andrew
Freewill donation for livestream viewers
Contact: maryjodice1@gmail.com
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Cathy Meyer is Minister of Music at South Church Andover, UCC where she directs the adult choirs, four children's choirs, handbells, and the worship band. She also provides programming for the greater community including concerts, and events such as Pedals, Pipes and Pizza for youth. With a passion for bringing people of all walks of life together, Meyer is the Musical Director for the interfaith One Spirit Foundation and conducts the jazz ensemble in their The Lord’s Prayer Experience program. As a recitalist, she especially enjoys collaborative projects with other musicians on both the organ and piano bench; her most recent performances were at Merrimack College, Endicott College, South Church Andover, and Memorial Hall Library. Meyer serves on the Executive Committee for the Boston Chapter of the American Guild of Organists and has taught with the Young Organist Initiative. She earned a Bachelor of Music in Organ Performance with a Specialization in Church Music from the University of North Texas and a Master of Sacred Music from Boston University’s School of Theology with a concentration in organ.

Works by Mendelssohn, Franck, Sowerby, Barber, Sowande, Strayhorn and Reger
Methuen Memorial Music Hall

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Join Nathan Skinner, Director of Music & Organist, along with our choir and brass, for a festival of the great hymns of the Faith. It's time to sing together - in person - to make up for lost time! Hear the beautiful Aeolian-Skinner organ op. 1353, which has been much revised by Spencer Organs in collaboration with Jonathan Ambrosino. Masks not required. Children welcome. Church is air-conditioned.

Works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, John Rutter, John Goss, Paul S. Jones, Gustav Holst, Christopher Dearnley
Park Street Church

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Christopher Houlihan has established an international reputation as an "intelligently virtuoso musician” (Gramophone), hailed for his "glowing, miraculously life- affirming performances" (Los Angeles Times). He has appeared in recital at celebrated venues across North America and Europe as well as at numerous conventions of the American Guild of Organists and the Organ Historical Society. Houlihan’s 2019-20 season included performances of Joseph Jongen’s monumental Symphonie Concertante with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra and the St. Ann’s Festival Orchestra in Washington D.C. His “Vierne 2012” tour attracted international attention and critical acclaim for marathon performances of the six organ symphonies of Louis Vierne in six major North American cities. The Los Angeles Times called his performance “a major surprise of the summer, a true revelation.” His most recent recording, Christopher Houlihan plays Bach (Azica), was praised as “playful, celebratory and sparkling with color” (The Whole Note), and American Record Guide stated, “there’s no denying Houlihan’s extraordinary achievement.” Christopher Houlihan is the John Rose Distinguished College Organist-and-Director of Chapel Music at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn., succeeding his former teacher, John Rose. He was previously director of music and organist at the Church of the Holy Apostles in Manhattan. Houlihan also studied with the Grammy Award-winning organist Paul Jacobs a...

Works by Sowerby, Price, Buck, Mendelssohn, Ravel, and Vierne
Methuen Memorial Music Hall

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