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Monday, February 9, 2015

First Congregational Church’s Lenten Noonday Recitals Feature Regional Musicians

First Congregational Church, 403 S. Jefferson Avenue, announces its Lenten noonday recital series that features regional organists, a flute player, and a prominent parochial middle school choir.  Free and open to the public, each concert listed below takes place in the church sanctuary and lasts thirty minutes. 

Robert Hart – Flute
Friday, February 20, 2015 | 12:15 p.m.

Nicholas Schmelter – Organ
Friday, February 27, 2015 | 12:15 p.m.

Dr. Carl Angelo – Organ
Friday, March 6, 2015 | 12:15 p.m.

Dr. Steven Egler – Organ
Friday, March 13, 2015 | 12:15 p.m.

James Gladstone – Organ
Friday, March 20, 2015 | 12:15 p.m.
The Choir of St. Lorenz Middle School
Friday, March 27, 2015 | 12:15 p.m.

One week after the final noonday recital, on Good Friday, April 3, at 7:00 p.m., the Exultate Deo Chamber Choir will perform “Music of Holy Week” – conducted by Robert Sabourin, the choir will sing classic hymns and anthems for Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, and Good Friday.  Exultate Deo is made up of professional and semi-professional singers from the region who share a love of sacred choral repertoire. Nicholas Schmelter, organist for the program, will play organ voluntaries for each of the three days of Holy Week.  The concert, the penultimate event of the 2014-2015 Friends of Music series, is open to the public free of charge. Donations will be received to provide for future events.

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