On March 12, 2:30 p.m., Barbara Owen will present a lecture, illustrated with period musical scores, about early American organs with a focus on the E. & G.G. Hook Organ Co. and its opus 177 instrument at First Church.
Postponed from February 12. The second concert of 2017 will be held on Sunday, February 19, at 2:30 p.m. in the sanctuary. This Winter Concert will be presented by Music Director Joyce Painter Rice on the 1854 E. & G.G. Hook pipe organ and the 1905 Steinway upright piano. It will include tributes to love in a range of musical scores from J.S. Bach to Gershwin to John Denver.
Our series of second Sunday concerts continues on January 8 at 2:30 p.m. The featured artists are: Frederick MacArthur, organist and Neal Ferreira, tenor/opera singer. MacArthur attended one of First Church’s August concerts and has generously offered to play in January. We are fortunate to welcome such a talented lineup of musicians from throughout the New England area. Please join us.
Sunday, June 26, 2016
In 1916, South Congregational Church in Kennebunkport, gave its 1854 E.&G.G. Hook organ to First Congregational Church, Kennebunkport. This event celebrates the 162-yr-old organ, with a concert and hymn singing. Joyce Painter Rice, organist. Cost is Free but donations gladly accepted!