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Wednesday August 24, 2016 8:00 PM -   Methuen, MA
MMMH 2016 Organ Recital Series
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $12; Sr/Stu: $12 - Children $5
Performing: Lubbert Gnodde
Wednesday August 24, 2016
http://www.mmmh.org/1_104_Wednesdays-May-25-thru-August-31-2016-ORGAN-RECITAL-SERIES.html
Works by Bach, Karg-Elert, Reger, Bossi, Franck and Liszt
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Thursday August 25, 2016 12:00 PM -   Orleans, MA
Brown Bag Organ Concert Series
Church of the Transfiguration, 5 Bay View Dr.
Cost: Free
Performing: SharonRose Pfeiffer, James Jordan
 
Brown Bag Organ Concert Series Thursdays July 14, 21, 28 & August 4, 11, 18, 25 at 12 pm A series of free, half-hour concerts on the E.M. Skinner pipe organ at the Church of the Transfiguration at Rock Harbor, Orleans. Buy a brown bag lunch, or bring your own, and enjoy a respite from the hectic workday or crowded beaches. Built by Nelson Barden & Associates of Boston, MA, the organ at the Church of the Transfiguration is a museum-quality restoration and expansion of components from 17 organs of the E.M. Skinner Organ Company. When completed, it will include 150 ranks and over 12,000 pipes. Don't miss this new tradition! Free Admission Information: 508-240-2400
Contact: 508-240-2400
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Friday August 26, 2016 7:30 PM -   Orleans, MA
Summer Concerts of Brass & Organ
Church of the Transfiguration, 5 Bay View Dr.
Cost: Free - free for students and under 18
Performing: Gabriel V Brass Ensemble, SharonRose Pfeiffer, James Jordan
 
Summer Concerts of Brass and Organ August 26 & 27, 7:30 pm Celebrate summer’s balmy nights and spectacular sunsets with an evening concert of majestic brass and organ, featuring works by Handel, Sowerby, Bruckner and Persechetti. This concert will be performed by members of Gabriel V Brass ensemble in collaboration with internationally acclaimed organists, SharonRose Pfeiffer and James Jordan on the E.M. Skinner Organ at the Church of the Transfiguration at Rock Harbor, Orleans - the only organ in the world that is built in it’s particular surround-sound configuration. Tickets: 508-240-2400 or www.gdaf.org $25, $20 for seniors, free for students and youth 18 & under
Contact: 508-240-2400
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Saturday August 27, 2016 7:30 PM -   Orleans, MA
Summer Concerts of Brass & Organ
Church of the Transfiguration, 5 Bay View Dr.
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $25; Sr/Stu: $20 - free for students and under 18
Performing: SharonRose Pfeiffer, James Jordan
 
Summer Concerts of Brass and Organ August 26 & 27, 7:30 pm Celebrate summer’s balmy nights and spectacular sunsets with an evening concert of majestic brass and organ, featuring works by Handel, Sowerby, Bruckner and Persechetti. This concert will be performed by members of Gabriel V Brass ensemble in collaboration with internationally acclaimed organists, SharonRose Pfeiffer and James Jordan on the E.M. Skinner Organ at the Church of the Transfiguration at Rock Harbor, Orleans - the only organ in the world that is built in it’s particular surround-sound configuration. Tickets: 508-240-2400 or www.gdaf.org $25, $20 for seniors, free for students and youth 18 & under
Contact: 508-240-2400
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Tuesday August 30, 2016 3:00 PM -   Boston, MA
Pipes on the Plaza - Organ Concerts at The Mother Church
The First Church of Christ, Scientist - The Mother Church, 250 Massachusetts Ave.
Cost: Free
Performing: Katelyn Emerson
 
This concert is in conjunction with the 2016 Convention of the American Institute of Organbuilders.
Works by Rheinburger, Sweelinck, Duruflé, Tournemire, Langlais, Howells
Bio: http://www.katelynemerson.com/
  OrganInfo: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1pTFxkpyJGrzdXLr2gy_gJZu0B3s3YvjA6N_9l71pf_o/edit#gid=1744860774
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Wednesday August 31, 2016 8:00 PM -   Methuen, MA
MMMH 2016 Organ Recital Series
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $12; Sr/Stu: $12 - Children $5
Performing: Anne Horsch
Wednesday August 31, 2016
http://www.mmmh.org/1_104_Wednesdays-May-25-thru-August-31-2016-ORGAN-RECITAL-SERIES.html
Works by Bach, Reger, Elgar, Alkan, Dupré, Nowakowsky & others
Bio: http://www.mmmh.org/web_documents/15annehorschprogram_bio.pdf
  Contact: 978-685-0693
  OrganInfo: http://www.mmmh.org/2_8_History-of-MMMH.html
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Sunday September 11, 2016 4:00 PM -   Somers, CT
Battle of the Cellos
Somers Congregational Church, 599 Main St.
Cost: Suggested Donation: Gen: $10; Sr/Stu: $10
Performing: Alice Robbins, Kathy Schiano, Christa Rakich
 
Modern cello? Baroque cello? Viola da gamba? Hear these instruments and compare their sounds, colors, and repertoire. Program includes the world premiere of "Sonata for Organ and Cello" by Margaretha Christina de Jong, commissioned by the Marjorie Jolidon Fund of the Hartford AGO Chapter. Featuring the Richards-Fowkes organ Opus 23, built in 2014. With Alice Robbins, viola da gamba and baroque cello, Kathy Schiano, modern cello, and Christa Rakich, organ and harpsichord.
Works by Carl Friedrich Abel, Giovanni Buononcini, C.P.E. Bach, J.S. Bach, Margaretha Christina de Jong
Bio: http://www.fromtheashescd.com
  Contact: somerscong@somerscongregational.org
  OrganInfo: http://www.richardsfowkes.com/pages/3instruments/21/21_index.php#
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Wednesday September 14, 2016 8:00 PM -   Methuen, MA
Fall Scholarship Fund Organ Recital
Methuen Memorial Music Hall, 192 Broadway
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $12; Sr/Stu: $12 - Children $5
Performing: Douglas Major
Wednesday September 14, 2016
http://www.mmmh.org/web_documents/2016_fall_scholarship_fund_organ_recital.pdf
Works by Bach, Sweelinck, Thalben-Ball, Couperin, Franck & others
Bio: http://www.mmmh.org/web_documents/fallscholarshipfundorganrecitalprogramandbio.pdf
  Contact: 978-685-0693
  OrganInfo: http://www.mmmh.org/2_8_History-of-MMMH.html
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Sunday September 18, 2016 4:00 PM -   Concord, MA
Dedication Recital
Trinitarian Congregational Church, 54 Walden St.
Cost: Free
Performing: Peter Sykes
 
Renowned Boston organist Peter Sykes dedicates the church's new instrument (op. 159) by The Noack Organ Company of Georgetown, Massachusetts. Two manuals, 25 stops, tracker action.
Bio: http://www.petersykes.com/index1.html
  OrganInfo: http://www.noackorgan.com/instruments/?opus=159
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Sunday October 9, 2016 3:00 PM -   Norwell, MA
Heinrich Christensen, organ, to perform at First Parish of Norwell, Unitarian Universalist
First Parish of Norwell, Unitarian Universalist, 24 River Street
Cost: Free
Performing: Heinrich Christensen
 
As part of the year-long 375th celebration of the founding of First Parish of Norwell, Heinrich Christensen will be giving an organ recital. He will be performing music spanning 375 years on the rebuilt and expanded E. & G. G. Hook organ. Mr. Christensen is the current Music Director at King's Chapel in Boston. Although admission is free, a donation of $10 is suggested for a special 375th service project.
Bio: http://www.kings-chapel.org/heinrich.html
  OrganInfo: http://www.firstparishnorwell.org/Specifications2010.pdf
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Saturday October 15, 2016 11:00 AM -   Boston, MA
YOI Scholarship Auditions
Marsh Chapel, Boston University, 735 Commonwealth Avenue
Cost: Free
Performing: Boston Chapter AGO
 
The 2016-2017 YOI Scholarship Auditions will beheld at Marsh Chapel, Boston University October 15th at 11 AM. Each scholarship winner will receive 20 lessons of formal organ study with a qualified teacher from the AGO. Scholars will play the organ at King’s Chapel in Boston June 27, 2017 at 12:15 PM and will receive a generous voucher for music from Spectrum Music Company. Application information can be found on the BAGO website here: http://www.bostonago.org/youth/
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Sunday October 16, 2016 4:00 PM -   Southington, CT
Organ Recital
First Congregational Church, 37 Main Street
Cost: Free
Performing: Christopher Houlihan
 
free program, sponsored by the McLean Fund. FWO to cover subsidiary expenses
Bio: www.christopherhoulihan.com/
  Contact: jparsons@FCCsouthington.org
  OrganInfo: www.Walkertechnical.com
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Sunday October 23, 2016 3:00 PM -   Worcester, MA
Holy Cross Chapel Artists Series
St. Joseph Memorial Chapel at College of the Holy Cross, 1 College Street
Cost: Free
Performing: Sylvie Mallet
 
Professor of Organ, Paris (CNN) Conservatory, Paris, France

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Sunday November 6, 2016 3:00 PM -   Worcester, MA
Holy Cross Chapel Artists Series
St. Joseph Memorial Chapel at College of the Holy Cross, 1 College Street
Cost: Free
Performing: Right Reverend André Laberge, OSB
 
Organist, Abbot, Abbaye de Saint Benoît-du-Lac Saint Benoît-du-Lac, Québec, Canada

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Sunday April 2, 2017 3:00 PM -   Worcester, MA
Holy Cross Chapel Artists Series
St. Joseph Memorial Chapel at College of the Holy Cross, 1 College Street
Cost: Free
Performing: Edoardo Bellotti, Organist
 
Professor of Organ, Harpsichord and Improvisation, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY
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Sunday April 23, 2017 3:00 PM -   Worcester, MA
Holy Cross Chapel Artists Series
St. Joseph Memorial Chapel at College of the Holy Cross, 1 College Street
Cost: Free
Performing: Hans-Ola Ericsson, Organist & Lena Weman, Baroque Flute
 
Hans-Ola Ericsson, Professor of Organ, McGill University & Lena Weman, Chair of the Early Music Department, McGill University, Montréal, Canada
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