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Playing and Preserving: The Organ with Friends

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St Mary's Church Hamilton Village

3916 Locust Walk

Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Join Partners for Sacred Places, Astral Artists, Play On Philly (POP), and St. Mary's Hamilton Village for a FREE community concert inspired by the importance of the pipe organ as a center of community and musical life.

Featuring:

Thomas Mesa, cello
Greg Zelek, organist
Play On Philly Cello Ensemble

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To be announced

This concert (one of three concerts) is the culmination of Partners for Sacred Places’ Playing & Preserving initiative. The performance brings together classical musicians of all ages in the exploration and celebration of the pipe organ, often the musical center of a sacred place.

The concert experience has been preceded by an Artist Residency with POP and Astral musicians, which focused on building musical skills and relationships between student musicians and world-class artists. In addition, by centering on the organ as the anchor of musical life in a sacred place, the connection between music, musicians, and audience is linked to a specific space and time.

Join us at 5:30 for child-friendly, pre-concert experience stations to learn more about the pipe organ!

The concerts are welcome to people of all ages and experiences, and we encourage audience participation and interaction.

*Reservation for the concert is not required, but encouraged*

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