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Friday April 28, 2017 8:00 PM -   Boston, MA
Scores from the Suitcase
Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury St.
Cost: Free - $35 Priority seating/$30 General/$10 Stu
Performing: Musicians of the Old Post Road
 
Come hear us reveal musical treasures found in early American archives that traveled to this country with 18th-century immigrants! The culturally-sophisticated Moravian community provides an abundance of surviving manuscripts for this adventure. The program features Mozart's beloved Piano Quartet in G Minor, energetic works by Ignaz Pleyel and Andreas Lidl, and gems by Moravian composers John Antes and J. C. Bechler.
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Saturday April 29, 2017 7:30 PM -   Worcester, MA
METROPOLIS Silent Film
First Baptist Church, 111 Park Avenue
Cost: Free Will Offering
Performing: Peter Krasinski
Saturday April 29, 2017
A do-not-miss showing of the groundbreaking film METROPOLIS, featuring the music of virtuoso organist, Peter Krasinski. This film is full of radical Art Deco line and spectacle that's just as arresting now as it was almost 100 years ago! The event is free and open to the public and popcorn will be abundant! Donations accepted.
Bio: http://www.krasinski.org/bio.html
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Sunday April 30, 2017 3:00 PM -   Somerville, MA
Gallant Fantasies: Music of Telemann, Baron, Weiss and Abel
Somerville Museum, One Westwood Road (at Central St.)
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $20; Sr/Stu: $15 - children admitted free
Performing: Duo Maresienne (Carol Lewis, viola da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, Baroque lute & English guitar)
 
Duo Maresienne will perform newly rediscovered masterpieces (and a few old favorites) from 18th-century Germany, including instrumental solos & duos by Telemann, Abel, Lidl, Baron, Weiss & Straube. Featured will be two unaccompanied viol fantasias by Telemann, as well as seldom-heard Baroque lute works by Weiss and Baron.
Works by Telemann, Abel, Baron, Weiss, Lidl, Straube
Bio: www.duomaresienne.com
  Contact: For more information, call (617) 666-9810 or go to www.somervillemuseum.org
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Sunday April 30, 2017 4:00 PM -   Worcester, MA
Scores from the Suitcase
Worcester Historical Museum, 30 Elm St.
Cost: Free - $35 Priority seating/$30 General/$10 Stu
Performing: Musicians of the Old Post Road
 
Come hear us reveal musical treasures found in early American archives that traveled to this country with 18th-century immigrants! The culturally-sophisticated Moravian community provides an abundance of surviving manuscripts for this adventure. The program features Mozart\'s beloved Piano Quartet in G Minor, energetic works by Ignaz Pleyel and Andreas Lidl, and gems by Moravian composers John Antes and J. C. Bechler.
Bio:   [Map]Accessible

Sunday April 30, 2017 4:00 PM -   Cambridge, MA
Organ Recital at the Memorial Church, Harvard
The Memorial Church, Harvard University, Harvard Yard
Cost: Free Will Offering
Performing: Mark Dwyer
Sunday April 30, 2017
Mark Dwyer will play a one-hour organ recital on the new Fisk Organ of the Memorial Church. The program includes music of Bach, Buxtehude, Dumage, Handel and Franck, designed to show off the full range of Fisk's brilliant opus 139.
Works by Bach, Buxtehude, Dumage, Handel, Franck
Bio: http://www.agoboston2014.org/2013/09/mark-dwyer/
  Contact: carson_cooman@harvard.edu / 617-496-9425
  OrganInfo: http://www.cbfisk.com/instruments/opus_139
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Sunday April 30, 2017 5:00 PM -   West Hartford, CT
Choral Evensong
St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free Will Offering
Performing: St. John's Youth and Adult Choirs, Scott Lamlein, Choirmaster, Kari Miller, organist
Sunday April 30, 2017
The ancient and beautiful service of Choral Evensong is presented on the fourth Sunday of selected months at St. John's. Set aside time to still your soul for the coming week. Join us on April 30 at 5:00 for music by the St. John’s Adult and Youth Choirs. Works include: David Hogan- O Gracious Light, Craig Philips- Preces and Responses, T. Tertius Noble- Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in B minor, Herbert Sumsion- They that go down to the sea in ships
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Friday May 5, 2017 12:15 PM -   Boston, MA
Fridays at Trinity
Trinity Church, 545 Boylston Street
Cost: Free
Performing: Rosalind Mohnsen, organist
 
Works of Sir Ernest MacMillan, Roger-Ducasse and Franck on the weekly noontime series at Boston's Trinity Church, Copley Square.
Contact: 617-536-0944
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Saturday May 6, 2017 9:30 AM -   Hartford, 06107
Chapter Event - Choral Conducting Masterclass - Jeffrey Douma
St. James's Episcopal Church, 1018 Farmington Ave
Cost: Free
Saturday May 6, 2017
(9;30-11:30) Yale University choral conductor, Jeffrey Douma, leads a masterclass designed for the church musician. Several conductors will rehearse a choir and receive helpful suggestions and methods to improve
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Saturday May 6, 2017 2:30 PM -   Wellesley, MA
EMCATOS Theatre Organ Concert
Knight Auditorium, Babson College, Forest Street
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $15; Sr/Stu: $15 - Age 18 & under - $5
Performing: Phil Kelsall
 
http://emcatos.com/PipeOrganPopsAndSilentsInTheHouse/Events/Public_Events___Tickets/Phil_Kelsall/phil_kelsall.html
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Sunday May 7, 2017 12:30 PM -   West Hartford, CT
Pipes Alive! Half-hour Organ Concert
St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Free Will Offering
Performing: Peter Niedmann
Sunday May 7, 2017
Join us for half-hour organ concerts featuring St. John's magnificent Austin III/63 pipe organ, on the first Sunday of the month, January through June, 12:30 p.m. with local organists. Free!
Bio: http://www.reddoormusic.org/event/pipes-alive-peter-niedmann-organist
  OrganInfo: http://www.reddoormusic.org/organ
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Sunday May 7, 2017 2:30 PM -   Groton, MA
EMCATOS Theatre Organ Concert
Shanklin Music Hall, 130 Sandy Pond Road
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $25; Sr/Stu: $25 - Age 18 & under - $15
Performing: Phil Kelsall
 
http://emcatos.com/PipeOrganPopsAndSilentsInTheHouse/Events/Public_Events___Tickets/Phil_Kelsall/phil_kelsall.html
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Sunday May 7, 2017 3:00 PM -   Camridge, MA
Célébration Français
St. Paul's Church | Harvard Square, 29 Mount Auburn Street
Cost: Tickets: Gen: $25; Sr/Stu: $25
Performing: Choir of St. Paul's | Harvard Square (Boys and Men)
Sunday May 7, 2017
French Choral music to include works by Langlais, Fauré, Gounod. Followed by refreshments.
Works by Langlais, Fauré, Gounod
Bio: http://stpaulparish.org/music/choir-of-st-pauls-harvard-square/
  Contact: admin@choirschool.net
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Sunday May 7, 2017 4:00 PM -   Avon, CT
The Boston-area Rare Byrds Ensemble
Avon Congregational Church, 6 West Main St
Cost: Free
Performing: The Rare Byrds Ensemble
 
Concerts at Avon Congregational Church presents The Rare Byrds Ensemble of Boston! This dynamic young ensemble will appear in a concert entitled “What Was Old is New Again”. Their performance will feature works for harpsichord, viola da gamba, violone and Baroque violin.  On the program are works by Francois Couperin, Heinrich Biber, Michel Blavet, William Byrd  and new works composed and performed  by ensemble member Albano Berberi.  The performance will feature works for harpsichord, viola da gamba, violone and Baroque violin. The concert is open to the public free of charge and a free-will offering to benefit the musicians will be accepted.  A meet-the-performers reception will take place afterward. The Rare Byrds Ensemble members Benjamin Rechel, Albano Berberi, and Rebecca Nelson hail from the US, Albania and Germany.  Come be mesmerized by the playing of this exquisite, thoughtful ensemble!
Works by Couperin,Biber,Blavet,Byrd
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Sunday May 7, 2017 5:00 PM -   Danvers, MA
Choral Evensong
Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church, 188 Elliott Street
Cost: Free
Performing: Choir of Christ the Redeemer; Daniel McKinley, Minister of Music/Organist & Choirmaster
 
The Choir of Christ the Redeemer will sing Choral Evensong. Music by Peter Bloesch (Death, be not proud - John Donne), Gideon Cox (Preces & Responses), and T. Tertius Noble (Magnificat & Nunc dimittis in B minor). Free admission; free-will offering; child care provided. Reception afterward.
Contact: Dan McKinley
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Sunday May 7, 2017 5:30 PM -   Providence, RI
Mark Dwyer Organ Recital
S. Stephen's Church, 114 George Street, Providence, Rhode Island
Cost: Free Will Offering
Performing: Mark Dwyer
Sunday May 7, 2017
Mark Dwyer plays a one-hour organ recital on the 75-rank Austin pipe organ of S. Stephen's Church, Providence. Major works include the Bach Prelude & Fugue in D Major, BWV 532; the Franck B minor Chorale, and rarely-played Fantasia on Engelberg by Sir Charles Villiers Stanford.
Works by Bach, Buxtehude, Franck, Handel, Stanford, Thalben-Ball
Bio: http://www.agoboston2014.org/2013/10/mark-dwyer-2/
  Contact: jbuzzbos@gmail.com / (401) 421-6702, ext. 5
  OrganInfo: http://database.organsociety.org/OrganDetails.php?OrganID=41055
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Friday May 12, 2017 6:30 PM -   Avon, CT
Gospel techniques for Church Organists/Pianists
Avon Congregational Church, 6 West Main St
Cost: Free
Performing: Wayne Dixon
 
Would you like to enliven those traditional hymns? Do you want to vary your accompaniments, especially the ones with eight verses? Has your congregation expressed an interest in singing more Gospel music? When presented with a traditional spiritual, do you wonder how to enhance it? The Department of Music Ministries at Avon Congregational Church is presenting a free workshop for you given by Wayne Dixon, Gospel Musician Extraordinaire! Wayne will show you some simple techniques to free you from executing those long whole notes that are- well, way too long! Wayne will surely educate, entertain and inspire. He is a busy church musician in the Hartford area and if you ever get a chance to hear him sing, don’t miss it! He is a joy to be around and he can vamp ‘til the cows come home!
Contact: Dianne Rechel
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Saturday May 13, 2017 7:30 PM -   Framingham, MA
Heritage Chorale Sings "Elijah"
Joseph P. Keefe Technical High School, 750 Winter St
Cost: Free - Child $10, $5 Discounts off all advance
Performing: Heritage Chorale, Director John Finney, Philip Lima, Bethany Worrell, Roselin Osser, Michael Calmes
Saturday May 13, 2017
Join Heritage Chorale, Maestro John Finney, full orchestra, and professional soloists (featuring Philip Lima as Elijah), for the biblical story of the fiery prophet, sung in the English setting by Mendelssohn himself. With soloists singing the words of the characters (King Ahab, Queen Jezebel, and more) and the chorus narrating and singing the parts of large groups such as the followers of the demon god Bael, Mendelssohn's oratorio “Elijah” will take your breath away. Families with older children will enjoy this. Free parking, Tickets and info at http://www.heritagechorale.org
Works by Mendelssohn
Bio: http://www.philiplima.com/
  Contact: operations@heritagechorale.org
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Sunday May 21, 2017 4:00 PM -   Narragansett, RI
Sing Praise To The Lord: A Festival of Hymns
Saint Peter's By The Sea, 72 Central Street
Cost: Free Will Offering
Performing: The Choirs of St Francis of Assisi, Peacedale Congregational, Ascension Episcopal and St. Peter's By The Sea Churches
 
"Sing Praise To The Lord" is a Festival of Hymns based on The Lord's Prayer. Featuring massed choir, brass quintet, organ and timpani, the program will feature many familiar hymns and anthems. With works and arrangements by John Ireland, Richard Webster, and Karg-Elert
Works by Richard Webster, John Ireland, Gustav Holst, Siegfried Karg-Elert
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Sunday May 21, 2017 4:00 PM -   Narragansett, RI
Sing Praise To The Lord: A Festival of Hymns
Saint Peter's By The Sea, 72 Central Street
Cost: Free Will Offering
Performing: The Choirs of St Francis of Assisi, Peacedale Congregational, Ascension Episcopal and St. Peter's By The Sea Churches
 
"Sing Praise To The Lord" is a Festival of Hymns based on The Lord's Prayer. Featuring massed choir, brass quintet, organ and timpani, the program will feature many familiar hymns and anthems. With works and arrangements by John Ireland, Richard Webster, and Karg-Elert
Works by Richard Webster, John Ireland, Gustav Holst, Siegfried Karg-Elert
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Tuesday May 23, 2017 6:30 PM -   Hartford, 06117
Chapter Event - Annual Meeting & Dinner
Pond House - Elizabeth Park, 1555 Asylum Ave
Cost: Free
Tuesday May 23, 2017
A wonderful way to socialize with your colleagues. Great food and drink in a lovely setting. Included in the evening is the Annual Meeting of the chapter, when new board members are elected and next
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Sunday June 4, 2017 4:00 PM -   West Hartford, CT
Celebrity Organ Concert
St. John's Episcopal Church, 679 Farmington Avenue
Cost: Suggested Donation: Gen: $20; Sr/Stu: $0
Performing: Chelsea Chen, organist, with Joseph Lee, cello
Sunday June 4, 2017
Join us for a fabulous concert of organ and cello, featuring celebrity organist Chelsea Chen and cellist Joseph Lee! Admission is free, suggested donation $20. No tickets required. A reception follows in the church hall. This event is co-sponsored by the Greater Hartford Chapter, American Guild of Organists.
Bio: http://www.reddoormusic.org/event/celebrity-organ-concert-chelsea-chen-organist-with-joseph-lee-cello
  OrganInfo: http://www.reddoormusic.org/organ
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Sunday July 16, 2017 9:00 AM -   Hartford, 06106
Chapter Event - POE
Trinity College
Cost: Free
Sunday July 16, 2017
The Greater Hartford Chapter will host a Pipe Organ Encounter (POE) at Trinity College from July 16-21, 2017. POEs have been wildly successful in attracting and retaining talented young musicians
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