The Opening Chapter Program
This event is FREE and open to the public. Members of the Choir of Trinity Wall Street and Marsh Chapel, Boston University, will be joined by organ, brass and percussion and will be conducted by, and featuring the music of, Julian Wachner, one of the most prominent and nationally covered young music makers in the United States today. Dr. Wachner’s successor at March Chapel, Scott Jarrett, will also conduct. Boston was an important wellspring for Dr. Wachner, and his work at Boston University continues to influence the Boston musical world today. Designed as a SERVICE/CONCERT featuring the music of Dr. Wachner, the public will be able to learn about the Boston Chapter of the American Guild of Organist and witness the installation of officers. A brief sermon will be delivered by Boston Chapter Chaplin, Rev. Carl Daw and the Master of Ceremonies will be the Dean of the Boston Chapter, Peter Krasinski.
As an added attraction, local organist Forrest Eimold, who will be featured later in September on the popular radio show, ‘FROM THE TOP”, will play the prelude (with Eric Berlin on Trumpet for “Blue Green Red, for Trumpet and Organ”) and the postlude. Forrest won second place in the chapter’s 2015 organ playing competition, and is Organ Scholar at St. Paul’s R.C. Church, Cambridge. The opening service is designed both for our chapter membership and as an attractive event for the general public. “Like” us on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/bostonago.
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Designed to appeal to both the most discriminating organists and the general public alike, this production will include a multimedia presentation in conjunction with the performance, including live video of the organists playing the massive and powerful pipe organ at Old South Church, Boston, as well as NASA images of the planets and artistic renderings of the gods for whom the planets are named.
Admission: donations to the Boston Chapter gratefully received.
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