Maine Historic Organ Institute Faculty Concerts

Faculty from top left counter-clockwise: Dana Robinson, Kevin Birch, Jonathan Moyer, Margaret Harper, and Christian Lane

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

Biographies of Faculty and Contributors

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.