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St. John’s Music Series begins Oct. 16

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This years’ St. John’s Music Series begins Oct. 16 with a vocal and instrumental performance of Bach at St. John’s Cathedral on Oct. 16.

This free concert brings together three sets of musical partnerships. Soprano Amy Porter and trumpeter Eric Moe will perform Bach’s Cantata 51, “Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen (Praise God throughout All Nations). Husband and wife duo, violinist, David Armstrong and Sheila McNally, oboe, will perform Bach’s Double Concerto for Oboe and Violin, accompanied by the 18-person Cathedral Collegium Chamber Orchestra.  Finally, the Kantorei Choir sings the motet for double choir, “Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied” (Sing to the Lord a New Song).

The concert, which begins at 3 p.m., will last about 75 minutes and is free, with donations accepted.  The concert is presented under the leadership of St. John’s Cathedral Music Director Timothy Westerhaus, as conductor and harpsichordist.

Free parking is available in the parking lots behind Lindaman’s Restaurant, 13th and Grand Blvd.

 

About Tracy Simmons

Tracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti.
Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas and Connecticut. Currently she serves as the executive director of SpokaneFAVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Wash. She is also a Scholarly Assistant Professor at Washington State University.

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