Saturday, September 25, 2021   10:00 AM   West Hartford, CT
Livestream of Biennial High School Division Competition of the 24th Annual Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival–Hartford
St. James's Episcopal Church, 1018 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, CT, USA
Cost: Free
 
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Details: Due to ongoing travel concerns, this year's competition will be presented on YouTube. Three very talented high school organists will perform the final round on local pipe organs under the supervision of the festival's artistic director, Vaughn Mauren. Once all three submissions have been video recorded, the performances will premiered at 10am on September 25th and the competition jury will announce prizes, including the $7,500 First Prize. Katelyn Emerson, Simon Thomas Jacobs and Julian Wachner will adjudicate.

A link to the YouTube broadcast will be available starting September 10th on (link) and on the festival Facebook page. We hope to see you in person or online!
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Saturday, September 25, 2021   11:45 AM   Bristol, CT
Pedals, Pipes and Pizza !
First Congregational Church, 31 Maple St. (park in back)
Cost: Free
 
Details: For young piano students and organists (8 – 20 years old): Bring music to try on the organ (piano music will work!) and a mask. We will also be introduced to the organ and how it works, including checking out pipe chambers.

Additionally, we will see a video segment on how organs are built, we will visit St. Joseph Church across the street to see and try their 2 pipe organs, and, of course, we will enjoy some pizza! No charge. Masks will be worn.

Contact Bill ( dblopen32@gmail.com ) to register.
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Saturday, September 25, 2021   3:00 PM   West Hartford, CT
AGO (sponsored) event 25th Anniversary Organ Concert with David Hurd, organist
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Music at the Red Door, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free
Saturday September 25, 2021
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Details: All concerts are free with a suggested donation. For details visit: (link).
We welcome concert organist David Hurd to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the mighty St. John’s pipe organ on Saturday, September 25 at 3:00pm. Mr. Hurd is organist and choirmaster at the Church of St. Mary the Virgin, New York, and well-known composer of many settings in The Hymnal 1982.

This concert is free admission, no tickets required. Suggested donation: $20 Checks payable to Music at the Red Door.

This event is co-sponsored by the Greater Hartford Chapter, American Guild of Organists, and is a featured event of the Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival-Hartford.

A gala reception follows in the church hall, celebrating the 25th anniversary of our Austin Organ.
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Saturday, September 25, 2021   8:00 PM   Arlington on September 25 and Cambridge on October 1, MA
Jonah and the Whale
St John's Episcopal church In Arlington September 25 and the First Congregational church in Cambridge October 1, 74 Pleasant Street, Arlington and 11 Garden Street Cambridge
Cost: Free Will Offering
Saturday September 25, 2021
Details: Jonah and the Whale -- a concert including a cantata by Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, an English ballad about Jonah some sea songs by Dowland and 2 sonatas by Isabella Leornada. The concert is performed with a violin, woodwinds, viel da gamba, harpsichord , a soprano and a baritone.
Works by Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Isabella leornada, John Dowland and ann.
Contact: St John's Episcopal church in Arlington and first congregational church in Cambridge
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Saturday, September 25, 2021   8:00 PM   Arlington on September 25 and Cambridge on October 1, MA
Jonah and the Whale
St John's Episcopal church In Arlington September 25 and the First Congregational church in Cambridge October 1, 74 Pleasant Street, Arlington and 11 Garden Street Cambridge
Cost: Free Will Offering
Saturday September 25, 2021
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Details: Jonah and the Whale -- a concert including a cantata by Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, an English ballad about Jonah some sea songs by Dowland and 2 sonatas by Isabella Leornada. The concert is performed with a violin, woodwinds, viel da gamba, harpsichord , a soprano and a baritone.
Works by Elizabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Isabella leornada, John Dowland and ann.
Contact: St John\'s Episcopal church in Arlington and first congregational church in Cambridge
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Sunday, September 26, 2021   5:00 PM   West Hartford, CT
Choral evensong with St. John's Schola
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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free
Sunday September 26, 2021
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Details: All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit (link).

The ancient and beautiful service of Choral Evensong is presented on the fourth Sunday of selected months at St. John’s. Join us on Sunday, September 26 at 5:00pm for Evensong sung by the St. John’s Schola; Scott Lamlein, organist and choirmaster.

The St. John’s Schola is a small ensemble that is drawn from the St. John’s Choir. Varying in size from four to sixteen singers, the Schola specializes in harmonious a capella choral music, both ancient and modern.
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Sunday, October 10, 2021   3:00 PM   Boston, MA
Mark Steinbach Organ Recital at First Lutheran Church
First Lutheran Church of Boston, 299 Berkeley Street
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $10; Sr/Stu: $5
Sunday October 10, 2021
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Details: Organist Mark Steinbach of Brown University presents a varied concert of music on the North German Baroque organ at First Lutheran Church, known throughout the region as Boston’s Bach Organ. Steinbach will demonstrate beautifully the versatility of the North German Baroque style of organ building, rendering works from both the Baroque period and the twentieth century.
Works by JS Bach, Anton Heiller, Philip Glass, Olivier Messiaen
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Sunday, October 17, 2021   2:00 PM   West Hartford, CT
New World Trio: Ensemble-in-Residence at Music at the Red Door
Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free
Sunday October 17, 2021
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Details: All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit (link)

For more than three decades, the New World Trio has brought the excitement and intimacy of chamber music to live audiences throughout New England. Founded in 1985 by violinist Anhared Stowe, New World provides a unique experience for music lovers with its mix of both standard repertoire and contemporary works. With each performance, New World brings new vitality to established masterworks; these are paired with contemporary pieces, with each complementing the other in depth and beauty. “…New World has been (Hartford’s) one reliable source of chamber music since its founding…” says the Hartford Courant.
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Monday, October 18, 2021   7:00 PM   Boston, MA
David Enlow in Recital
The Church of the Advent, 30 Brimmer Street
Cost: Free
Monday October 18, 2021
Details: David Enlow in concert. Light reception will follow.
Contact: Mitchell Crawford (mitchell@oldsouth.org)
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Thursday, October 21, 2021   12:00 PM   Taunton, MA
Organ Concert in Celebration of Church's 200th anniversary
Pilgrim Congregational Church, 45 Broadway
Cost: Free
 
Details: Music by Fey, Ireland, Portman, Bach, Brahms and Price. 45 minute program, free admission.
Works by Fey, Ireland, Portman, Bach, Brahms, Price
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Sunday, October 24, 2021   3:00 PM   Boston, MA
32nd Annual Cathedral Organ Benefit Recital
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Cathedral of the Holy Cross, 1400 Washington St. Boston, MA 02118
Cost: Suggested Donation: Gen: $50; Sr/Stu: $25 - online donations to the Cathedral Organ
Sunday October 24, 2021
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Details: The Cathedral of the Holy Cross continues the longstanding tradition! Thirty-second Annual Cathedral Organ Benefit Recital for the historic 101-rank 1875 E & GG Hook & Hastings Organ, Opus 801. This performance includes three world premieres of works by Thomas Mellan, Melissa Dunphy, and Howard Skempton

Performers include Leo Abbott, Cathedral Director Emeritus, Carson Cooman, Composer in Residence at The Memorial Church, Harvard University, Dr. Janet Hunt, International Performing artist, Thomas Mellan, Saint Cecilia Parish, Boston, and Richard J. Clark, Director of Music of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross
Works by Liszt, Peeters, Vaughan Williams, Howells, Mellan, Clark, Jongen, Peeters, Dunphy, and Skempton

Suggested Donation $50 | $25 Seniors and Students each available online here (and at the door):
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Children 17 and under are free!
You may also make a donation of any amount larger to the Cathedral Organ Restoration Fund. (link)
Works by Liszt, Peeters, Vaughan Williams, Howells, Mellan, Clark, Jongen, Peeters, Dunphy, and Skempton
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Sunday, October 24, 2021   4:00 PM   Wethersfield, CT
Joe Russell in Concert
First Church of Christ, 250 Main Street
Cost: Free
Sunday October 24, 2021
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Details: Joe Russell, organ, with the First Church Choir

Live concerts return to First Church with a spectacular performance by organist Joe Russell, the 2019 Schweitzer Organ Competition winner of the David C. Spicer Hymn Playing Prize. In addition to his thrilling interpretations of concert repertoire, the program will showcase this young artist’s amazing accompaniments of beloved congregational hymns led by the FCC Choir.
Contact: seanm@firstchurch.org
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Sunday, October 24, 2021   4:00 PM   Hampton, CT
Hampton Congregational Church Tracker Organ Concert Returns This Year
Hampton Congregational Church, 263 Main Street (Route 97)
Cost: Free Will Offering
 
Details: Hampton Congregational Church at 263 Main Street, has decided to move forward with this year’s Tracker Organ Concert. The Fall event, made possible by the William Utley trust, will be held in the sanctuary at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 24th. Built by Dennison-Smith in 1864, the instrument is the second oldest pipe organ in Connecticut and is used at the beginning of most church services. This is the twentieth concert and features Renée Louprette. Renée played the first and tenth concerts held on the organ and is delighted to return for this the twentieth. The concert will be followed by the usual coffee social in the parish hall. A free will offering will be taken.
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Sunday, October 24, 2021   5:00 PM   West Hartford, CT
Choral Evensong - St. John's Adult Choir
Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free
Sunday October 24, 2021
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Details: All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit (link)

The ancient and beautiful service of Choral Evensong is presented on the fourth Sunday of selected months at St. John’s. Join us on Sunday, September 26 at 5:00pm for Evensong sung by the St. John’s Adult Choir; Scott Lamlein, organist and choirmaster.
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Sunday, November 7, 2021   12:30 PM   West Hartford, CT
Pipes Alive! Scott Lamlein, organist
Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free
Sunday November 7, 2021
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The Pipes Alive! series opens with Scott Lamlein playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at 12:30pm.
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Sunday, December 5, 2021   12:30 PM   West Hartford, CT
Pipes Alive! Natasha Ulyanovsky, organist
Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free
Sunday December 5, 2021
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The Pipes Alive! series continues with Natasha Ulyanovsky playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, December 5, 2021, at 12:30pm.
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Sunday, December 12, 2021   3:00 PM   West Hartford, CT
Candlelight Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free
Sunday December 12, 2021
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A holiday celebration of the return of choral music! An amazing start to the Advent season! In the tradition of King’s College, Cambridge, prepare your soul for the Christmas miracle with carols for choir and organ. This event is a long-standing tradition at St. John’s – a “must” to center your soul during the Advent season. Sunday, December 12 at 3:00pm.

The St. John’s Adult and Youth Choirs; Scott Lamlein, choirmaster; Floyd Higgins, organist.
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Friday, December 31, 2021   3:00 PM   Boston, MA
Family Friendly demonstration of the "Copley Philharmonic Organ"
Old South Church, 645 Boylston St
Cost: Free
Friday December 31, 2021
Details: With The First Church of Christ, Scientist closed for renovations this year, the Boston Chapter is offering 2 events at Old South Church. The first, at 3PM, is a family-friendly demonstration-concert featuring the "Copley Philharmonic Organ". The second event, at 6:30PM and 8:00 PM is "Pipes and Pops" featuring music for Brass and Organ.
Contact: Mitchell Crawford (mitchell@oldsouth.org)
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Friday, December 31, 2021   6:30 PM   Boston, MA
Pipes and Pops
Old South Church, 645 Boylston St
Cost: Free
Friday December 31, 2021
Details: With The First Church of Christ, Scientist closed for renovations this year, the Boston Chapter is offering concerts at 6:30PM and 8:00 PM is "Pipes and Pops" featuring music for Brass and Organ.
Contact: Mitchell Crawford (mitchell@oldsouth.org)
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Friday, December 31, 2021   8:00 PM   Boston, MA
Pipes and Pops
Old South Church, 645 Boylston St
Cost: Free
Friday December 31, 2021
Details: With The First Church of Christ, Scientist closed for renovations this year, the Boston Chapter is offering a concert at 8:00 PM - "Pipes and Pops" - featuring music for Brass and Organ.
Contact: Mitchell Crawford (mitchell@oldsouth.org)
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Sunday, January 2, 2022   12:30 PM   West Hartford, CT
Pipes Alive! Scott Lamlein, organist
Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free
Sunday January 2, 2022
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The Pipes Alive! series continues with Scott Lamlein playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, January 2, 2022, at 12:30pm.
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Sunday, January 9, 2022   4:00 PM   Bristol, CT
Celebrating Milestones Organ Concert
First Congregational Church, 31 Maple St. (park in back)
Cost: Free
 
Details: First Congregational Church, Bristol is celebrating their 275th anniversary, and the American Guild of Organists is in their 125th year. Come join us celebrate these and other milestones! 1977 Casavant organ (II/25)

William Degan, organist.
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Sunday, January 16, 2022   2:00 PM   West Hartford, CT
New World Trio: Ensemble-in-residence at Music at the Red Door
Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free
Sunday January 16, 2022
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Details: All concerts are free admission, with a suggested donation. For full details, visit (link)

For more than three decades, the New World Trio has brought the excitement and intimacy of chamber music to live audiences throughout New England. Founded in 1985 by violinist Anhared Stowe, New World provides a unique experience for music lovers with its mix of both standard repertoire and contemporary works. With each performance, New World brings new vitality to established masterworks; these are paired with contemporary pieces, with each complementing the other in depth and beauty. “…New World has been (Hartford’s) one reliable source of chamber music since its founding…” says the Hartford Courant.
Contact: music@sjparish.net
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