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Monday July 31, 2017 12:00 PM -   Brighton, MA
English Harpsichord Music
Saint John's Seminary Chapel, 127 Lake Street
Cost: Free - Proceeds benefit EMA Boston scholarship
Performing: Janet Hunt
 
Harpsichordist Janet Hunt performs works by Philips, Byrd, Anonymous, Farnaby, and Howells as part of Early Music Academy Boston's week-long celebration of sacred English Renaissance music.
Bio: www.huntmusic.us
  Contact: office@earlymusicacademyboston.org
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Tuesday August 1, 2017 7:30 PM -   Portland, ME
Monica Czausz on Kotzschmar Organ
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, ME 04101
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $15; Sr/Stu: $13 - Admission $15, Seniors $13, Students $10
Performing: Monica Czausz
Tuesday August 1, 2017
Monica Czausz kicks off Orgelfest17 Kotzschmar Organ Summer Series. She has been recognized by The Diapason as one of top 20 organists under 30 for her “superior accomplishments, leadership, creativity, and innovative thinking.” Pre-concert Kotzschmar Konversation at 6:30pm in Merrill Auditorium’s Rehearsal Room. Concert at 7:30pm. Kids 12 and under Free!
Works by Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Weaver, Laurin, Ireland, Paulus, Vierne, Reger
Bio: http://www.foko.org/events/monica-czausz-orgelfest17/
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Saturday August 5, 2017 7:30 PM -   Orleans, MA
Transfiguration Organ Concert
Church of the Transfiguration, 5 Bay View Dr.
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $25; Sr/Stu: $20 - free for students and 18 & under
Performing: James Jordan and David Chalmers
 
Transfiguration Organ Concert Church of the Transfiguration August 5 7:30PM August 6 3:30PM Organists offer a Transfiguration organ concert featuring works by Bach, Vierne, and Sowerby. The concert will be performed on the E.M. Skinner Organ by Dr. James Jordan and Dr. David Chalmers, graduates of the Eastman School of Music, and artists-in-residence at the Church of The Transfiguration, Rock Harbor, Orleans. This powerful instrument restored by Nelson Barden of Boston, is comprised of parts of seventeen different E.M. Skinner organs, and is the only one in the world with its particular surround-sound configuration. $25; $20 for seniors; free for students and 18 & under Tickets: 508-240-2400 I www.churchofthetransfiguration.org “The E.M. Skinner organ at the Church of the Transfiguration is a masterpiece of balance of harmonics, voicing, scale and color that is just overwhelmingly breathtaking.”
Works by Bach, Vierne, Sowerby
Contact: 508-240-2400
  OrganInfo: http://www.churchofthetransfiguration.org
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Sunday August 6, 2017 3:30 PM -   Orleans, MA
Transfiguration Organ Concert
Church of the Transfiguration, 5 Bay View Dr.
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $25; Sr/Stu: $20 - free for students and 18 & under
Performing: James Jordan and David Chalmers
 
Transfiguration Organ Concert Church of the Transfiguration August 5 7:30PM August 6 3:30PM Organists offer a Transfiguration organ concert featuring works by Bach, Vierne, and Sowerby. The concert will be performed on the E.M. Skinner Organ by Dr. James Jordan and Dr. David Chalmers, graduates of the Eastman School of Music, and artists-in-residence at the Church of The Transfiguration, Rock Harbor, Orleans. This powerful instrument restored by Nelson Barden of Boston, is comprised of parts of seventeen different E.M. Skinner organs, and is the only one in the world with its particular surround-sound configuration. $25; $20 for seniors; free for students and 18 & under Tickets: 508-240-2400 I www.churchofthetransfiguration.org “The E.M. Skinner organ at the Church of the Transfiguration is a masterpiece of balance of harmonics, voicing, scale and color that is just overwhelmingly breathtaking.”
Works by Bach, Vierne, Sowerby
Contact: 508-240-2400
  OrganInfo: http://www.churchofthetransfiguration.org
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Tuesday August 8, 2017 12:15 PM -   Boston, MA
Pipes on the Plaza Organ Concert Series
The First Church of Christ, Scientist, 250 Massachusetts Ave. P-06
Cost: Free
Performing: David Danielson Eaton
Tuesday August 8, 2017
The First Church of Christ, Scientist hosts these noontime concerts. The organ you will hear is built by the Aeolian-Skinner Organ Company of Boston at The Mother Church and is one of the largest in the world with a total of 13,384 pipes, ranging from the size of a pencil to 32 feet in length. It is played from the four-manual console located in front of the platform. The Church hosts regular organ concerts (Pipes on the Plaza) in the Extension throughout the year by accomplished organists from the Boston area, including Bryan Ashley, Organist of The Mother Church.
Bio: https://www.daviddanielsoneaton.com/
  Contact: Karen McCoy
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Tuesday August 8, 2017 7:30 PM -   Portland, ME
Richard Elliott on Kotzschmar Organ
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, ME 04101
Cost: Free - Admission $15, Seniors $13, Students $10
Performing: Richard Elliott
Tuesday August 8, 2017
Principal Tabernacle Organist Richard Elliott at the Mormon Tabernacle comes to play the Kotzschmar! Highlight of the program is 'Pictures at an Exhibition' by Modest Mussorgsky. Pre-concert Kotzschmar Konversation at 6:30pm in Merrill Auditorium’s Rehearsal Room. Concert at 7:30pm.
Works by Bach, Mussorgsky, Mushel, Jenkins, Schreiner, Gershwin, Cundick
Bio: http://www.foko.org/events/richard-elliott-orgelfest17/
  Contact: www.porttix.com
  OrganInfo: http://www.foko.org/about-the-organ/
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Saturday August 12, 2017 10:00 AM -   Portland, ME
Kotzschmar Organ Day
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, ME 04101
Cost: Free Will Offering
Performing: Maine Organists
Saturday August 12, 2017
Celebrate the Kotzschmar Organ with a day of free concerts and tours! Have you ever walked through an organ before? Now's your chance! Tour the Kotzschmar Organ, learn how an organ works, and hear local organists. Free of charge! Full details on tour times and organists on our website. 10am-4pm. Come for one of the scheduled tours and hear Maine organists play the Kotzschmar! Tours: 12:30pm and 4pm, no reservations required, just show up! A free event – donations greatly appreciated
Bio: http://www.foko.org/events/kotzschmar-organ-day-2017/
  Contact: info@foko.org
  OrganInfo: http://www.foko.org/about-the-organ/
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Tuesday August 15, 2017 7:30 PM -   Portland, ME
Nathan Avakian
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, ME 04101
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $15; Sr/Stu: $13 - Admission $15, Seniors $13, Students $10
Performing: Nathan Avakian
Tuesday August 15, 2017
Theater organist Nathan Avakian brings his creative talent to the Kotzschmar Organ in a multi-media concert. Pre-concert Kotzschmar Konversation at 6:30pm in Merrill Auditorium’s Rehearsal Room. Concert at 7:30pm. Kids 12 and under Free!
Works by Madden Brothers, Brubeck, A.R. Rahman, O'Neill and Kinkel, Avakian, Bull/Ellsasser, Freddie Mercury and Brian May
Bio: http://www.foko.org/events/nathan-avakian-orgelfest17/
  Contact: www.porttix.com/kotzschmar-organ
  OrganInfo: http://www.foko.org/about-the-organ/
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Sunday August 20, 2017 8:00 PM -   Gloucester, MA
Wood, Wire, and Wind
Annisquam Village Church, 820 Washington Street
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $20; Sr/Stu: $15
Performing: Andrew Soll, Beverly Soll
 
On August 20 at 8 PM, Andrew and Beverly Soll celebrate the “Wood, Wire, and Wind” of the three Jeremy Adams instruments at the Annisquam Village Church. Andrew Soll will play both the chamber and gallery organs and Beverly Soll will take on the harpsichord, demonstrating the versatility and singularity of these instruments in a program of classical solos and duos from the works of Bach, Mozart, Sweelinck, Hindemith, and Handel. A reception follows. AnnisquamVillageChurch.org KathleenAdamsMusic@gmail.com FaceBook.com/MusicAnnisquamVillageChurch
Works by Bach, Mozart, Sweelinck, Hindemith, and Handel
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Tuesday August 22, 2017 7:30 PM -   Portland, ME
Ray Cornils
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, ME 04101
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $20; Sr/Stu: $18 - Admission $20, Seniors $18, Students $10
Performing: Ray Cornils
Tuesday August 22, 2017
Portland’s very own Municipal Organist, Ray Cornils, wraps up the Orgelfest17 summer series with the help of Kotzschmar Festival Brass! Pre-concert Kotzschmar Konversation at 6:30pm in Merrill Auditorium. Concert at 7:30pm. Kids 12 and under Free!
Works by Gabrieli, Handel, Bach, von Paradis, Guilmant, Franck, Dvořák, Greer, Weaver, Strauss
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Saturday September 16, 2017 7:30 PM -   Portland, ME
Nathan Laube on Kotzschmar Organ
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, ME 04101
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $20; Sr/Stu: $ - Admission $20, Seniors $18, Students $10
Performing: Nathan Laube
Saturday September 16, 2017
Concert organist and world elite performer, Nathan Laube, comes to play the Kotzschmar. Pre-concert Kotzschmar Konversation at 6:30pm in Merrill Auditorium’s Rehearsal Room. Concert at 7:30pm.
Bio: http://www.foko.org/events/nathan-laube/
  Contact: www.porttix.com
  OrganInfo: http://www.foko.org/about-the-organ/
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Monday September 18, 2017 7:00 PM -   Peabody, MA
Culmen et Fons - Liturgical Formation and Sacred Music Conference
St. Adelaide Parish, 712 Lowell St.
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $200; Sr/Stu: $200 - Tuition increases after Aug 1. Register
Performing: Michael Olbash & David Hughes, music faculty
 
September 18 to 22, 2017. Dom Alcuin Reid and several other distinguished speakers will serve as faculty for this liturgical formation and sacred music conference for priests, deacons, seminarians, religious, masters of ceremonies, liturgical musicians and singers, and other members of the laity. In addition to the principal curriculum of liturgical formation for sacred ministers, Culmen et Fons will also feature a parallel conference track for all those engaged in the field of liturgical and sacred music. Participants will not only have the opportunity to attend several of the lectures offered by Dom Alcuin, Fr. Thomas Kocik, Fr. Mario Testa, and Fr. Neil Joy, but will also study under the direction of Michael Olbash and David Hughes, providing the chant and polyphony for the sacred liturgies during the conference week. Repertoire to include Hassler "Missa Secunda," Guerrero "Missa Ecce Sacredos," and choral/organ Masses by Durufle and Widor.
Bio: culmenetfonsma2017.com
  Contact: info@culmenetfonsma2017.com
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Sunday October 22, 2017 3:00 PM -   Worcester, MA
Organ Recital
Saint Joseph Memorial Chapel - COllege of the Holy Cross, 1 College Street
Cost: Free - free admssion
Performing: Matteo Imbruno
Sunday October 22, 2017
a one hour free organ recital on the magnificent Taylor & Boody organ at College of the Holy Cross
Bio: http://www.accademia-organo.it/corsi/2016/imbruno-popup.html
  Contact: please call (508) 793-2296
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Sunday October 22, 2017 3:00 PM -   Worcester, MA
Organ Recital
Saint Joseph Memorial Chapel - COllege of the Holy Cross, 1 College Street
Cost: Free - free admssion
Performing: Matteo Imbruno
Sunday October 22, 2017
a one hour free organ recital by the organist of the Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on the magnificent Taylor & Boody organ at College of the Holy Cross
Bio:   Contact: please call (508) 793-2296
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Sunday October 22, 2017 3:00 PM -   Worcester, MA
Organ Recital
Saint Joseph Memorial Chapel - College of the Holy Cross, 1 College Street
Cost: Free - free admssion
Performing: Matteo Imbruno
Sunday October 22, 2017
a one hour free organ recital by the organist of the Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on the magnificent Taylor & Boody organ at College of the Holy Cross
Bio:   Contact: please call (508) 793-2296
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Tuesday October 24, 2017 7:30 PM -   Portland, ME
Halloween Silent Film Phantom of the Opera on Kotzschmar Organ
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, ME 04101
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $20; Sr/Stu: $18 - Admission $20, Seniors $18, Students $10
Performing: Tom Trenney
Tuesday October 24, 2017
Organist Tom Trenney provides an improvised soundtrack for this classic silent film, The Phantom of the Opera on the Kotzschmar Organ. Come early for pre-concert activities, including a costume contest!
Bio: http://www.foko.org/events/halloween-silent-film-night-the-phantom-of-the-opera/
  Contact: www.porttix.com
  OrganInfo: http://www.foko.org/about-the-organ/
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Sunday November 5, 2017 3:00 PM -   Worcester, MA
Organ Recital
Saint Joseph Memorial Chapel - College of the Holy Cross, 1 College Street
Cost: Free - free admssion
Performing: Vincent Boucher
 
a one hour free organ recital by the organist of the Oratoire Saint-Joseph, Montreal, Canada, on the magnificent Taylor & Boody organ at College of the Holy Cross
Bio:   Contact: please call (508) 793-2296
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Tuesday December 19, 2017 7:00 PM -   Portland, ME
Kotzschmar Christmas with Cornils
Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St, Portland, ME 04101
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $; Sr/Stu: $ - $27-$50 Admission, Students $15, Kids 12
Performing: Ray Cornils
Tuesday December 19, 2017
Come celebrate the holiday season with Ray Cornils' final performance as Municipal Organist of the Kotzschmar Organ! Join a Kotzschmar Organ family tradition that features holiday music from throughout the centuries — festive, reflective, fun, and inspiration for the ears! This performance features Ray Cornils’ final performance as Municipal Organist, celebrating 27 years at the helm of the Kotzschmar. Come celebrate the holiday season with us! Public retirement reception for Ray Cornils to follow concert. All are welcome!
Bio: http://www.foko.org/events/kotzschmar-christmas-with-cornils-2017/
  Contact: www.porttix.com
  OrganInfo: http://www.foko.org/about-the-organ/
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Sunday March 18, 2018 3:00 PM -   Worcester, MA
Organ Recital
Saint Joseph Memorial Chapel - College of the Holy Cross, 1 College Street
Cost: Free - free admssion
Performing: Renée Louprette
 
a one hour free organ recital by the University Organist of Rutgers University, Princeton, NJ, on the magnificent Taylor & Boody organ at College of the Holy Cross
Contact: please call (508) 793-2296
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Sunday April 8, 2018 3:00 PM -   Worcester, MA
Organ Recital
Saint Joseph Memorial Chapel - College of the Holy Cross, 1 College Street
Cost: Free - free admssion
Performing: Vincent Warnier
 
a one hour free organ recital by the successor of Maurice and Marie-Madeleine Duruflé as organiste titulaire of the Church of Saint-Étienne-du-Mont, Paris, France. M. Warnier will perform on the magnificent Taylor & Boody organ at College of the Holy Cross
Contact: please call (508) 793-2296
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