St. Paul's Music
St. Paul’s Music: Music in a Sacred Space
Through the language of music, St. Paul’s Music is a bridge between the secular and the sacred that
Now in its fortieth year, St. Paul’s Music continues as a ministry of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Through generous supporters, St. Paul’s Music is able to offer a variety of events to the community, and continues to feature choral masterworks performed by St. Paul’s Choir with orchestra, as well as professional artists from the Indianapolis area and around the world. This organization also supports projects such as recordings and choir pilgrimages.
September 24, Sunday at 4:00 p.m.
10th Anniversary of Casavant Organ - Scott Dettra, Organist
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the installation of our Casavant organ, we present acclaimed organist Scott Dettra in recital. His playing is “music making of absolute authority and sophisticated expression” (The American Organist), and he has performed at national conventions of The American Guild of Organists and Association of Anglican Musicians; at the Lincoln Center Festival, and the Carmel Bach Festival, to name a few. He currently is director of music at Church of the Incarnation in Dallas, and previously served as Organist at Washington National Cathedral. Co-sponsored with the American Guild of Organists, Indianapolis Chapter.
Admission at the door: General admission $10, Students $5.
October 15, Sunday at 4:00 p.m.
Featuring Bryan Kelly’s Kentucky Canticles; Sidney Campbell’s “Sing we merrily”; Bruckner’s “Os justi”; and responses by John Barnard.
An organ prelude by Matthew Gerhardt begins at 3:45 p.m.
October 27, Friday at 7:00 p.m.
10th Anniversary of Casavant Organ - Dwight Thomas
Silent Movie Accompaniment and Organ Recital
Accomplished in both classical and theater organ repertoire, we welcome Dwight Thomas back to St. Paul’s! Thomas can be heard on several St. Paul’s Choir recordings dating from the time he was Assistant Organist. He currently serves as Director of Music at the Cathedral Church of St. Peter in St. Petersburg, Florida. This concert will include both classical organ literature and an improvised accompaniment to silent movie shorts appropriate for all ages. Come celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Casavant organ at St. Paul’s, and hear it as you’ve never heard it before!
Admission is free.