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Mária Budácová, currently Director of Music at the Mission Saint-Irénéé-de-Lyon in Montreal, presents a program "Exploring Character through the Years". She received her bachelor's degree from the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Prague. She also studied in Vienna before enrolling in the Artists Diploma program at McGill University. In 2021, she received the degree of Doctor of Music. Mária has participated in several international competitions and been awarded numerous scholarships and awards.

Works by Bach/Vivaldi, Tournemire, Willan, and Laurin
Methuen Memorial Music Hall
Students: $10, Children Under 6: Free
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Dr. Bridgette Wargovich is Director of Sacred Music and Organist at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland, Maine. She performs works by Tournemire, Hancock, Duruflé, and others on the Cathedral of the Holy Cross' historic 101-rank historic E. & G. G. Hook & Hastings Organ, Opus 801. Built in 1875 this instrument has 5,292 pipes.

Works by Tournemire, Hancock, Duruflé, and others
Cathedral of the Holy Cross
17 and under FREE
Contact: richard_clark@rcab.org
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Dr. Bridgette Wargovich is Director of Sacred Music and Organist at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland, Maine. She performs works by Tournemire, Hancock, Duruflé, and others on the Cathedral of the Holy Cross' historic 101-rank historic E. & G. G. Hook & Hastings Organ, Opus 801. Built in 1875 this instrument has 5,292 pipes.

Works by Tournemire, Hancock, Duruflé, and others
Cathedral of the Holy Cross
17 and under FREE
Contact: richard_clark@rcab.org
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Dr. Bridgette Wargovich is Director of Sacred Music and Organist at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland, Maine. She performs works by Tournemire, Hancock, Duruflé, and others on the Cathedral of the Holy Cross' historic 101-rank historic E. & G. G. Hook & Hastings Organ, Opus 801. Built in 1875 this instrument has 5,292 pipes.

Works by Tournemire, Hancock, Duruflé, and others
Cathedral of the Holy Cross
17 and under FREE
Contact: richard_clark@rcab.org
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Dr. Bridgette Wargovich is Director of Sacred Music and Organist at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland, Maine. She performs works by Tournemire, Hancock, Duruflé, and others on the Cathedral of the Holy Cross' historic 101-rank historic E. & G. G. Hook & Hastings Organ, Opus 801. Built in 1875 this instrument has 5,292 pipes.

Works by Tournemire, Hancock, Duruflé, and others
Cathedral of the Holy Cross
17 and under FREE
Contact: richard_clark@rcab.org
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We are excited to let you know that the Pipes on the Plaza organ concert series which has been greatly beloved will continue this summer, fall and winter at the Christian Science Plaza . Experience the glorious sounds of one of the world’s largest pipe organs. On Thursday, June 11, 2024, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., we’ll feature Jerrick Cavagnaro, Associate Director of Music at Trinity Church Boston. To view the concert program and learn more about getting here, please visit christianscience.com/pipesontheplaza. Additional organ concert dates: Tuesday, August 13 – Amanda Mole, Concert Organist Monday, October 14 – Bryan Ashley, Organist of The Mother Church Tuesday, December 31 – First Night, Boston Chapter of the American Guild of Organists

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The First Church of Christ, Scientist

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Harvard University's Assistant University Organist, David von Behren, visits Methuen Memorial Music Hall for the Summer Scholarship Find Concert. He is the first organist to receive the Cleveland Institutes of Music's prestigious Darious Milhaud Award. Named one of The Diapason's "20 Under 30" Class of 2016, he recently graduated with his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Boston University College of Fine Arts. His Master of Music degree is from Yale University's School of Music/Institute of Sacred Music. American Public Media's Pipedreams program featured his album, French Flourishes from First Plymouth (2021), and he has since released three other albums American Adventures: An Organ Album (2022), Merry Melodies for Advent and Christmas (2022), and Psalm-Sonata & Suites (2023).

Works by Dupré,Debussy, Trenney, Portman, Cooman, Bach, Fauré, and Baker
Methuen Memorial Music Hall
Students: $10, Children Under 6: Free
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The second of three consecutive Monday evening concerts includes a 45 minute program of music for organ, piano, and the combination of the two instruments. Pianist Rev. Jeffrey C. Johnson will perform works of Mozart, Debussy, Franck, and Demarest. Organist Steven Young will join on the works of the latter two composers. Each concert is preceded by a light supper beginning at 5:00 p.m. All concerts and meals are offered without charge (donations gratefully accepted). Free and plentiful parking at the church. Everyone welcome to both supper and concert.

Works by Mozart, Debussy, Franck, Demarest
First Lutheran Church
donations gratefully accepted
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For the fifth concert in the Summer Series, Methuen Memorial Music Hall presents four well-known area women organists - Cathy Meyer, Abbey Siegfried, Jennifer McPherson Mulhern, and Rosalind Mohnsen. This eclectic program, with many works by female composeres, will showcase the variety of colors of the Great Organ. Sponsors for this program are Frederick A. MacArthur, Joyce Painter Rice, and Barbara J. Owen.

Works by Chen, Willis, Sandresky, Taylor, Paulus, Siegfried, Walker, Price, Purvis, and Demessieux
Methuen Memorial Music Hall
Students: $10, Children Under 6: Free
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Organist William Ness joins First Unitarian Choir and an ensemble of professional brass and percussion in a program that will raise the roof! This concert will feature Dupré's "Poème Héroïque," Sowerby's "Festival Musick," and Adolphus Hailstork's "Shout for Joy!" as well as works by Andrea Gabrieli, Emma Lou Diemer, Florence Price, and Eurydice Osterman.

Works by Marcel Dupré, Leo Sowerby, Adolphus Hailstork, Andrea Gabrieli, Emma Lou Diemer, Florence Price, and Eurydice Osterman
First Unitarian Church of Worcester

Contact: office@firstunitarian.com
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At the third of three consecutive Monday evening concerts, Dr Steven Young performs works of Camillo Schumann, Vierne, Dubois, and Widor. Join us for a light supper beginning at 5:00 p.m. All concerts and meals are offered without charge (donations gratefully accepted). Everyone welcome! Plentiful free parking on site.

Works by Camillo Schumann, Vierne, Dubois, Widor
First Lutheran Church
donations gratefully accepted
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Australian-born Edith Yam, a doctoral candidate studying with David Higgs at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY is the artist for the sixth concert in Methuen Memorial Music Hall's Summer Organ Series. She has previously studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music with Philip Swanton, and in Europe with Klaus Eichhorn, Pieter van Dijk and Matthias Havinga. Edith currently serves as Organist/Director of Music at St. John the Evangelist parish in Spencerport, NY and teaches lower school music at St. John Bosco Schools in East Rochester.

Works by Hollins, Beach, Gigout, Karg-Elert, Schmidt, Mendelssohn, Coleridge-Taylor, Fauré, and Brewer
Methuen Memorial Music Hall
Students: $10, Children Under 6: Free
Contact: info@mmmh.org
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Meg Cutting performs a program entitled "Kaleidoscopes" for the 2024 Willoughby Frederick and Emma Jacobson Watts Memorial Concert at Methuen Memorial Music Hall. Meg is a versatile organist and keyboard accompanist, specializing in classical organ repertoire and sacred music. She has appeared throughout the United States, and has been featured on "Pipedreams" and WFMT Chicago Classical Radio. In the summer of 2022, she completed a two-year tenure as organ scholar at St. James Cathedral in downtown Chicago. Prior to that, she served as the Wilson Family Sacred Music intern at the Brick Presbyterian Church in Manhattan, working under Minister of Music Keith Tóth.

Works by Cook, Alain, Hindemith, Bach, Hampton and Messiaen
Methuen Memorial Music Hall
Students: $10, Children Under 6: Free
Contact: info@mmmh.org
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Redondo Beach Pier Summer of Music Free Concerts on the Pier Presented by Redondo Pier Association and Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital Long Beach July 4 – August 31, 2024 Thursdays and Saturdays, 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Tribute Thursdays Band Genre Date Running Hot (Rolling Stones Tribute) Thursday, 7/4/24 Running Down a Dream (Tom Petty Tribute) Thursday, 7/11/24 Marvin Gaye Soul Serenade (Marvin Gaye Tribute) Thursday, 7/18/24 Memberz Only (80s Tribute) Thursday, 7/25/24 So Rad (90s Tribute) Thursday, 8/1/24 Grateful to the Core (Grateful Dead Tribute) Thursday, 8/8/24 James Brown Funky Night Train Express (James Brown Tribute) Thursday, 8/15/24 Dark Desert Highway (Eagles Tribute) Thursday, 8/22/24 Twisted Gypsy (Fleetwood Mac Tribute) Thursday, 8/29/24 Saturdays Band Genre Date Chad & The Ship of Fools (Post-Punk) Saturday, 7/6/24 Greg in Good Company (Indie Rock) Saturday, 7/13/24 Natasha Remi Band (Soulful Pop) Saturday, 7/20/24 Ernando & The Nandos (Pop/Rock) Saturday, 7/27/24 Manuel The Band (Indie Pop) Saturday, 8/3/24 Tom Nolan Band (Rock/Soul) Saturday, 8/10/24 Joe Finkle & The 7-10 Splits (Rockabilly) Saturday, 8/17/24 ACME Time Machine (50s & 60s Rock ‘n Roll) Saturday, 8/24/24 1969 (Classic Rock) Saturday, 8/31/24 The live music performances are free and open to the public. The pier stage is located at the west end of th...

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Redondo Pier

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Methuen Memorial Music Hall celebrates Independence Day and Edward F. Searles' birthday with a free concert featuring popular works by Bach, Buck, Hurd, Taylor, Ciampa, Gershwin and Bernstein. Artists Leonardo Ciampa, Elizabeth Keusch, and Ray Nagem will lead us in celebration. Hear the Great Organ and our newly restored Steinway "D" Concert Grand Piano. The program concludes with a patriotic sing-along honoring all military personnel. This program has support from the Methuen Cultural Council and the Edwin J. Castle Fund.

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Methuen Memorial Music Hall

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Joseph Ripka is an internationally respected and acclaimed organist who has won several prizes including first prize in the Dublin Internation Organ Competition, the Fort Wayne Organ Competition, and the San Marino Organ Competition. He has performed throughout the United States and Europe, and with the New World Symphony, the Boston Philharmonic, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Ripka is the Canon Precentor and Director of Music at St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral in Oklahoma City, OK where he also serves as the Diocesan Music Missioner. His program for the Methuen Memorial Music Hall is entitled "American and French Masters".

Works by Hampton, Bolcom, Paulus, Litaize, and Dupré
Methuen Memorial Music Hall
Students with ID: $10, Children: $5
Contact: info@mmmh.org
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As Associate Professor of Organ and University Organist at Syracuse University's Setnor School of Music, Anne Laver helps educate the next generation of organists and church musicians. She also coordinates the annual Arthur Poister Competition in Organ Playing. Anne has taught and led outreach programs at the Eastman School of Music, most recently serving as Visiting Professor of Organ from 2020-2022. Her articles have appeared in the Journal for the Society of American Music, The American Organist, and Vox Humana. Anne Laver maintains an active career as concert organist, scholar, and pedagogue.

Works by Davis, Schumann, Draper, Franck, Bach, Chee, van Oortmerssen and Laurin
Methuen Memorial Music Hall
Students: $10, Children Under 6: Free
Contact: info@mmmh.org
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One of the most successful organists on social media, Lukas Hasler is currently a doctoral student at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. His organ studies have been with Ulrich Walther in Graz, Austria and with Johann Vexo in Strasbourg, France. Lukas has a thriving international concert career, performing in Europe, Asia, and some of the largest cathedrals in the United States. In 2022, he was the first classical musician to perform in Ukraine after the start of the war and played two benefit concerts in the Lviv Concert Hall.

Works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Mozart, and Price
Methuen Memorial Music Hall
Students: $10, Children Under 6: Free
Contact: info@mmmh.org
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Carina Brackin presents a program entitled "Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue" in the eleventh concert of the 2024 Summer Series at Methuen Memorial Music Hall. She studied with Dr. Timothy Olsen at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and at the University of Notre Dame with Dr. Craig Cramer. She now serves as Director of Music at Saint Bede Catholic Church in Williamsburg, VA.

Works by Buxtehude, Widor, Whitlock, Hakim, Pumfrey, and Bonnet
Methuen Memorial Music Hall
Students: $10, Children Under 6: Free
Contact: info@mmmh.org
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Organist Joonho Park was born in 1985 in Seoul, South Korea. At 15, he began studying organ at the Korea National University of Arts, studying with Jakyung Oh. He then completed his Master's degree at the University of Performing Arts and Music in Stuttgart, where he is currently enrolled in an Artist's Diploma (Konzertexamen) program. He has won numerous awards and honorable mentions from competitions, most recently the Second Prize at the Grand Prix de Chartres. His program at Methuen Memorial Music Hall features European organ masters.

Works by Duruflé, Vierne, Bach, and Liszt
Methuen Memorial Music Hall
Students: $10, Children Under 6: Free
Contact: info@mmmh.org
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Dr. Jan Kraybill is a Grammy-nominated concert artist, musical leader, speaker, and advocate for the power of music to change lives for the better. She has performed as a soloist, collaborative musician, and hymn festival designer/leader in many venues in North American and Europe, as well as in Australia, Russia, South Korea, and Tahiti. She has been a featured artist and presenter at regional and national conventions of the AGO and other musical organization, and on American Public Media's Pipedreams and other broadcasts. In Kansas City, she is Organ Conseervator aat the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Organist-in-Residence at Community of Christ denominational headquarters, and organist at Village on Antioch Presbyterian Church. Her program is entitled "Unity in Diversity".

Works by Bonnet, Gabrieli, Bach, Holst, Gounod, Widor, Larsen, Micehl, Idenstam, Simpson, Stanford, and Sowerby
Methuen Memorial Music Hall
Students: $10, Children Under 6: Free
Contact: info@mmmh.org
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Grammy Award winner Paul Jacobs performs for the benefit of the Scholarship Fund at Methuen Memorial Music Hall. Reserved seating: $25 and $35 Tickets go on sale July 15

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Methuen Memorial Music Hall
Reserved Seating: $25 and $35
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Join us onFriday, September 27, at 7:30pm as we welcome Nat Reeves and Friends as they pay tribute to the late piano legend Kenny Kirkland. For years, Nat has inspired and influenced countless musicians as an educator in Hartford – and he continues to amaze audiences through his performances and recordings. Joined by the innovative Benito Gonzalez (piano) and incomparable Jeff “Tain” Watts (drums), this trio of jazz masters will surely amaze. This event will be presented in person and by livestream.

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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

Contact: concerts@reddoormusic.org
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Join us on Sunday, October 13, at 2:00pm, for New World Trio, Ensemble-in-Residence at Music at the Red Door. Anhared Stowe, violin Peter Zay, cello David Ballena, piano This event will be presented in person only.

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Music at the Red Door

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The 2024-2025 Pipes Alive! series begins with organist Ondres Hornas playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, November 3, at 12:30pm. This event will be presented in person and by livestream. PROGRAM: Bedrich Smetana (1824-1884) - The Moldau from Ma Vltava Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904) - Movement 4, Allegro con fuoco, from Symphony No.9 in E minor, From the New World

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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcoppal Church

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The 2024-2025 Pipes Alive! series continues with organist Walden Moore playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, December 1, at 12:30pm. This event will be presented in person and by livestream.

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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

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Advent’s Lessons and Carols has been an important Anglican ritual since the late 1800’s. In the tradition of King’s College, Cambridge, an introspective journey of sacred stories and music help prepare us for the Christmas Season. On Sunday, December 15, at 3:00pm, Lessons & Carols will provide you moment of musical peace in this often-complicated world, as we offer spectacular carols and musical anthems from a long tradition of music of the season. This event will be presented in person and by livestream. The St. John’s Choir School and Adult Choir; Walden Moore, interim choirmaster; Floyd Higgins, organist.

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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

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The 2024-2025 Pipes Alive! series continues with organist Kari Miller playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, January 5, 2024, at 12:30pm. This event will be presented in person and by livestream.

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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

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Join us on Sunday, January 19, at 2:00pm, for New World Trio, Ensemble-in-Residence at Music at the Red Door. Anhared Stowe, violin Peter Zay, cello David Ballena, piano This event will be presented in person only.

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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

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The 2024-2025 Pipes Alive! series continues with organist Madison Thompson playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, February 2, at 12:30pm. This event will be presented in person and by livestream.

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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

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The 2024-2025 Pipes Alive! series continues with organist Michelle Horsley playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, March 2, at 12:30pm. This event will be presented in person and by livestream.

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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

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Noted by the Boston Globe for playing with passion and precision, join us 0n Friday, March 21, at 7:30pm for an evening of exquisite chamber music with The Claremont Trio. Known as the freshest breath of air in the world of chamber music today, be ready as they take full advantage of the beautiful acoustics of the St. John’s nave. This event will be presented in person and by livestream.

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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

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The 2024-2025 Pipes Alive! series continues with organist Sarah Ku playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, April 6, at 12:30pm. This event will be presented in person and by livestream.

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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

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Join us on Sunday, April 13, at 2:00pm, for New World Trio, Ensemble-in-Residence at Music at the Red Door. Anhared Stowe, violin Peter Zay, cello David Ballena, piano This event will be presented in person only.

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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

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You’ll find it impossible to sit still during this evening featuring Afro-Cuban influenced rhythms and soulful, creative music and dance. Join us on Friday, May 2, at 7:30pm as we welcome back Ed Fast and Congabop for this upbeat treat for young and old alike! This event will be presented in person and by livestream.

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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

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The 2024-2025 Pipes Alive! series continues with organist Angela Kraft-Cross playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, May 4, at 12:30pm. This event will be presented in person and by livestream.

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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

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Our 2023-2024 season draws to a close with Pipes Alive! featuring St. John's organ artist-in-residence Christa Rakich playing the St. John’s organ Sunday, June 1, 2025, at 12:30pm. This event will be presented in person and by livestream.

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Music at the Red Door - St. John's Episcopal Church

Contact: concerts@reddoormusic.org
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