Special Events and Announcements

Harmonies of Hope – Concert Series 2017

 

February

Our second concert in the 2017 season will feature the Presentation Brass Quintet.  This concert honors Rev. Becky Pratt in her continued battle with colon cancer, and all proceeds will support the Stanton Cancer Care Fund.  Please join us on Wednesday, February 22nd at 7:30pm.

The Repertoire will include:

El Relicario – Jose Padilla, arr. Gary Cattley

March from the Second Folk Song Suite – Gustav Holst

Sea Sketches – Ian MacDonald

Brass Quintet No. 1 Op. 5 – Victor Ewald

Four Hits for Five – George Gershwin

A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square – Eric Maschwitz

That’s a Plenty – Lew Pollack

Joy to the World – G.F. Handel/Lowell Mason, arr. Lawrence Kursar

Now Thank We All Our God – Johann Cruger/Felix Mendelssohn, arr. Lawrence Kursar

A Mighty Fortress is Our God – Martin Luther, arr. Lawrence Kursar

The Presentation Brass Quintet has performed throughout New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania including venues such as Radio City Hall and the Academy of Music in Philadelphia.  The credits of the members include the nationally known jazz ensemble the “Midiri Brothers,” and the internationally known chamber music ensemble “Crosswinds Trio.”  This diverse background of the artists has produced an exciting and fervent music ensemble.  Their repertoire includes a wide range of musical styles, encompassing music from the Renaissance to that of contemporary composers.

March

A night of organ music – Monday, March 20th at 7:30pm, featuring Peter Stevenson, Philip Stevenson, and other local organists.  Check back for more details!

April

Ilya Yakushev, Mr. Ed and the Revs, and a gathering of other Stanton friends – Monday, April 24th at 7:30pm.