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Organ Recital by John Renke

Noontime Concerts
Friday, Aug. 1, 12:15 pm
Organ Recital by John Robert Renke

St. Andrew’s Cathedral Noontime Concerts presents John Robert Renke on the great cathedral organ on Friday, Aug. 1 at 12:15 pm, featuring music of composers Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), William H. Harris (1883-1973), and Healey Willan (1880-1968). Admission and parking are free. Calabash offering gratefully accepted.

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Choral Evensong and Institution of the Daughters of the King Chapter

Sunday, July 27, 2014, 5:30 pm
Cathedral of St. Andrew
Choral Evensong sung by the Diocesan Choir
Institution of the Daughters of the King Chapter

John Renke, director
Brian McCarthy, organist

Sunday, July 27, 5:30 pm, Choral Evensong at St. Andrew’s Cathedral will feature music of Irish composer Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924) and English composer John Ireland (1879 – 1962). Cathedral Director of Music, John Robert Renke, will lead the Episcopal Diocesan Choir and Brian McCarthy will be the organist in this moving service.  The service will include the institution of the Queen Emma Chapter of the Order of the Daughters of the King, an Anglican lay religious order for women. Evensong has been sung in cathedral churches for centuries and, through prayer and song, offers to God our thanks for the day that is past and seeks the light of God’s presence through the coming night. All are welcome. Parking is free. Calabash offering gratefully accepted.

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Noontime Concerts with Emily Haswell, mezzo-soprano

Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:15 pm
St. Andrew’s Cathedral
Emily Haswell, mezzo-soprano

Megumi Kurachi, piano

HaswellSt. Andrew’s Cathedral Noontime Concerts presents mezzo-soprano, Emily Haswell, accompanied by Megumi Kurachi on piano, this Friday, July 25 at 12:15 pm. The program will include art song by Claude Debussy (1862-1918), Aaron Copland (1900-1990), and Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957).

Noontime Concerts features guest artists as well as the Cathedral’s own musicians in performances of chamber and choral music, and organ recitals on the Cathedral’s acclaimed Aeolian-Skinner organ. The half-hour concerts are Fridays at 12.15 pm. You are welcome to bring lunch. Admission and parking are free – although donations are always welcome!

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Noontime Concerts Organ Recital by John Renke

Friday, July 18, 2014, 12:15 pm
St. Andrew’s Cathedral
John Robert Renke, organist

St. Andrew’s Cathedral Noontime Concerts presents John Robert Renke on the great cathedral organ on Friday, July 18 at 12:15 pm, featuring music of  composers Dietrich Buxtehude  (1637–1707), Felix Mendelssohn  (1809–1847), and Louis Vierne  (1870-1927). Admission and parking are free. Calabash offering gratefully accepted.

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Noontime Concerts Organ Recital by John Renke

Friday, July 11, 2014, 12:15 pm
St. Andrew’s Cathedral
John Robert Renke, organist

St. Andrew’s Cathedral Noontime Concerts presents John Robert Renke on the great cathedral organ on Friday, July 11 at 12:15 pm, featuring music of composers Jean Joseph Mouret (1682-1738) and Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Mouret’s Sinfonies de Fanfares includes the famous “Masterpiece Theatre” theme. Admission and parking are free. Calabash offering gratefully accepted.

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Noontime Concerts Organ Recital by Yuri McCoy

Noontime Concerts Series
Friday, June 27, 2014, 12.15 pm
Organ Recital by Yuri Hayden McCoy

YuriMcCoy2014St. Andrew’s Cathedral Noontime Concerts presents Yuri Hayden McCoy on the great cathedral organ on Friday, June 27 at 12:15 pm, featuring music of Buxtehude, Reger, and Liszt. McCoy is currently a doctoral student at the Shepherd School of Music in Houston, Texas where he studies with organist Kenneth Cowan and is Director of Music at Holy Comforter Episcopal Church in Angleton. McCoy received a MMus in piano performance in 2010 from the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa and was the Organ Scholar of St. Andrew’s Cathedral for four years studying and working under Cathedral Director of Music John Renke. Admission and parking are free. Calabash offering gratefully accepted.

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American Organ Music for Independence Day

Noontime Concerts
Friday, July 4, 12:15 pm
Organ Recital by John Robert Renke

American Organ Music for Independence Day with selections from the 18th and 19th Centuries.  The recital will conclude as all stand and sing our National Anthem.

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St. Andrew’s Cathedral Noontime Concerts presents American Organ Music for Independence Day on Friday, July 4 at 12:15 pm.  Cathedral organist and director of music, John Robert Renke, will perform  rousing selections from 18th and 19th century America.  The recital will conclude as all stand and sing our National Anthem.  Admission and parking are free. Calabash offering gratefully accepted.

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Choral Evensong

Sunday, Jun. 22, 2014, 5:30 pm
St. Andrew’s Cathedral
Hawaii Sacred Choir

Dan Werning, director

Choral Evensong will be sung at the Cathedral of St. Andrew on June 22 at 5:30 pm. Under the direction of Dan Werning, the service will be sung by the Hawaii Sacred Choir. Evensong has been sung in Cathedral Churches for centuries and, through prayer and song, offers to God our thanks for the day that is past and seeks the light of God’s presence through the coming night. All are welcome. Parking is free. Calabash offering gratefully accepted.

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Noontime Concert with the Spring Wind Quintet

Noontime Concerts at St. Andrew’s Cathedral
Friday, June 20 12:15 pm
Spring Wind Quintet

Susan McGinn, Flute
J. Scott Janusch, Oboe
James Moffitt, Clarinet
Jonathan Parrish, Horn
Marsha Schweitzer, Bassoon
St. Andrew’s Cathedral Noontime Concerts Series presents the Spring Wind Quintet  with Susan McGinn, Flute; J. Scott Janusch, Oboe; James Moffitt, Clarinet; Jonathan Parrish, Horn, and Marsha Schweitzer, Bassoon. The Spring Wind Quintet, recognized as one of the country’s leading wind quintets, has been a major force in the development of chamber music in Hawaii. Many new works have been composed and arranged especially for the Spring Wind Quintet. The group has an extensive and varied repertoire earning several national grants and offers educational programs for all ages.

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Noontime Concerts Organ Recital by John Renke

Friday, June 13, 2014, 12:15 pm
St. Andrew’s Cathedral
John Renke, organist

Cathedral Director of Music, John Robert Renke

Cathedral Director of Music, John Robert Renke

Music of Nicolas de Grigny and Josef Gabriel Rheinberger

St. Andrew’s Cathedral Noontime Concerts presents John Robert Renke on the great cathedral organ on Friday, June 13 at 12:15 pm, featuringmusic of French composer Nicolas de Grigny (1672-1703) and German composer Josef Gabriel Rheinberger (1839-1901). Admission and parking are free. Calabash offering gratefully accepted.

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