St. John’s Organ Society is pleased to announce evening organ concerts as part of the Maine Historic Organ Institute, October 24-27, 2017, on Maine’s largest 19th-Century tracker-action pipe organ, E. & G. G. Hook’s magnificent Opus 288, at St. John’s Roman Catholic Church in Bangor. These concerts are open to the public. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.
The Maine Historic Organ Institute, a benefit for St. John’s Organ Society in celebration of our Silver Anniversary, features concerts, lectures, master classes, and a guided tour of extraordinary 19th-century pipe organs by E. & G. G. Hook and George Stevens in beautiful Maine.
The Faculty of the Institute are:
Kevin Birch – University of Maine
Margaret Harper – University of Southern Maine School of Music
Christian Lane – Boston Organ Studio
Jonathan Moyer – Oberlin College Conservatory of Music
Dana Robinson – University of Illinois
These faculty will perform in concerts Tuesday through Friday evenings at 7:30.
Tuesday, October 24 – Organ Music from Germany
Wednesday, October 25 – Organ Music from France
Thursday, October 26 – Organ Music from America
Friday, October 27 – Masterworks for Organ
In addition to the faculty concerts, a group recital will be given by the students of the Institute on Friday, October 27 at 9 a.m.
St. John’s Catholic Church is located at 207 York Street in Bangor.