Music Events

Choral Evensong with the Priory School Chamber Singers

Choral Evensong
Sunday, May 31, 5:30 pm
St. Andrew’s Cathedral
The Priory Chamber Singers and the Cathedral Men’s Schola

JR conducting 2014Choral Evensong will be sung at The Cathedral of St. Andrew on Sunday, May 31 at 5:30 pm. This beautiful service will be sung by the Cathedral Men’s Schola & The Priory School Chamber Singers featuring music of composers Wood, Sumsion, and Dering. 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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Organ Recital by Lt. Brian McCarthy

Wednesday, May 27, 12:15 pm
Noontime Concerts
The Cathedral of St. Andrew
Lt. Brian McCarthy, organ

Lt.-Brian-McCarthy-IMG_1690St. Andrew’s Cathedral Noontime Concerts presents U.S. Army Lt. Brian McCarthy on the great cathedral organ on Wed., May 27 at 12:15 pm, with music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Click Read More to see the program.

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Choral Concert – Oregon State University Choirs

Oregon State University Choirs
Sat. May 23, 2015 1 pm
St. Andrew’s Cathedral

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OSU Choirs rehearsing for their May 23 concert in St. Andrew’s Cathedral

Make plans to enjoy the sounds of the Oregon State University Meistersingers and Bella Voce when they perform in Honolulu next week.  This concert is a wonderful opportunity to experience the beautiful music created by two ensembles from the School of Arts and Communication at OSU in Corvallis, Oregon

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Choral Evensong on the Day of Pentecost

Sunday, May 24, 5:30 pm, The Day of Pentecost
St. Andrew’s Cathedral
Choral Evensong sung by the Diocesan Choir
John Renke, director and organist

Diocesan-Choir-SowersIMG_5766Choral Evensong will be sung at The Cathedral of St. Andrew on the Day of Pentecost, Sun., May 24 at 5:30 pm. This beautiful service will be sung by the Diocesan Choir, featuring music of C. V. Stanford and T. Tertius Noble. Cathedral Director of Music, John Robert Renke, will lead the choir and be the organist in this moving service.

The Day of Pentecost is the culmination of the Great Fifty Days of Easter. Pentecost celebrates God’s gift of the Spirit, which empowers all of the Church in ministry. It is the day in which all of God’s people are invited to open their hearts and minds to the life-giving Spirit which, comes upon us as the Church.

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Restoration of the Cathedral’s Aeolian-Skinner Pipe Organ

From-the-Organ-Chamber-KN-DSC_0272Announcing the Formation of the Pipe Organ Restoration Project – For at least the past twelve years the matter of restoring the Cathedral’s Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ has been deferred for various reasons. This organ is at the heart of the Cathedral’s life; it is central to the historical and symbolic significance of this Cathedral and vital to cathedral and community life. Its magnificent sound has harmonized hymns, resonated through the bodies of each person in the congregation, unified a community and inspired countless people through the generations. [Click Read More to learn about this project.]

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Concert with the University of Northwestern Orchestra

Thurs., May 21 7:30 pm
St. Andrew’s Cathedral
David M. Kozamchak, director
Roger Frisch, concertmaster

Hailing from St. Paul, Minnesota, the University of Northwestern Orchestra is a full symphony orchestra consisting of strings, winds, brass, and percussion. Under the direction of Maestro David M. Kozamchak, the Orchestra provides students, both music majors and non-music majors, with  opportunities to play a wide variety of orchestral literature from baroque to contemporary as well as musical accompaniment to theatre productions.

274x204_orchestragroupbackbgclc_MUSThe Orchestra tours annually, with overseas tours occurring every four years. In 2011 the Orchestra toured France and Switzerland. In 2007, on their tour to Italy and Austria, the Orchestra was one of the featured performing ensembles at the XVII International Music Meeting in Padua, Italy. The Orchestra also performed throughout the Vienna area of Austria with concerts at Votivkirche, Haydn Hall at Esterhazy Palace, and Orangerie at Schonbrunn Palace.

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Noontime Concerts Recital – Ryan Klein, oboe, John Renke, organ

Ryan-Klein-IMG_1672Noontime Concerts
Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 12:15 pm
St. Andrew’s Cathedral
Ryan Klein, oboe, John Renke, organ

On Wed., May 20 at 12:15 pm, St. Andrew’s Cathedral Noontime Concerts series presents a recital by Ryan Klein, associate principal oboe of the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra, along with organist John Robert Renke, with works of George Frideric  Handel and Benjamin Britten.

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Choral Evensong with the Men’s Schola

Sunday, May 17, 5:30 pm
St. Andrew’s Cathedral
Sung by the Cathedral Men’s Schola
John Renke, director and organist

Men's-Schola-2015-02-08-IMG_1659-cropChoral Evensong will be sung by the Cathedral Men’s Schola at the Cathedral of St. Andrew on Sun., May 17 at 5:30 pm, singing music of William Byrd, Charles Wood, and Peter Hallock. Cathedral director of music, John Renke, will be the organist for this service. 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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Worship for the Feast of the Ascension

24-1-The-Honorable-Bernice-Pauahi-Bishop-0853-AscensionThe Ascension  is one of the Principal Prayer Book Feasts, equal in importance to Christmas, Epiphany and Pentecost!  The Feast commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven (Acts 1:6-11) following his crucifixion and resurrection.

 

Wednesday, May 13, Eve of the Feast

11.45 pm Holy Eucharist

5.30 pm Choral Evensong for the Eve of the Feast

The Cathedral Choir

Thursday, May 14, Feast of the Ascension

5.30 pm Choral Eucharist on the Feast of the Ascension

The Cathedral Choir

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Organ Recital by John Renke

Cathedral Director of Music, John Robert Renke

Cathedral Director of Music, John Robert Renke

Wednesday, May 13, 12:15 pm
Noontime Concerts
The Cathedral of St. Andrew
Organ Recital by John Robert Renke

St. Andrew’s Cathedral Noontime Concerts presents John Robert Renke on the great cathedral organ on Wed., May 13 at 12:15 pm, with music Nikolau Bruhn, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, and Alexandre Guilmant. Free parking and admission.

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