ORGAN AND BRASS CONCERT AT ST. MARK’S
SUNDAY, AUGUST 20, 7:00 PM
“A Celebration of Music in Observance of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation 1517-2017”
Our Organist and Director of Music Les Ackerman will combine his talents with the following brass players: Rich Harris & Jonathan Kaplan, Trumpets; Byron Johns, Horn;Thomas Burge, Trombone; and Douglas Black, Tuba. The concert will be located in the Sanctuary.
In anticipation of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” is the theme! This great hymn of Martin Luther will be heard in numerous settings. Musical compositions by Gabrieli, Buxtehude, Clarke, Langlais, Mulet, Dalalande, Dubois will be played. The concert is free to attend, with an offering taken to support a scholarship fund for young organists. St. Mark’s will host a punch and cookie reception following to greet the musicians.