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Concert on the Adams Organ at the Annisquam Village Church
Friday, November 4
This special concert, held at the Annisquam Village Church, is offered in conjunction with Voicing the Woods: Jeremy Adams, Instrument Maker, on view at the Cape Ann Museum from October 22, 2016 through February 26, 2017.
This program is $10 for Museum and American Guild of Organists Society (AGO) members / $15 for nonmembers. Tickets can be purchased by calling (978) 283-0455 x10 or online at Eventbrite. Advance tickets are required.
Organist Kevin Birch will play the Jeremy Adams-built organ and clavichord. The thirteen-stop, double manual, mechanical (tracker) action organ with its trompe l’oeil pipe shades that reference baroque instruments in Brittany, exemplifies the bold and individual voicing for which Adams is known.
Birch has performed throughout the United States, Europe and South America. He holds the Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Iowa with previous studies at the Sweelinck Conservatory (Amsterdam) and the New England Conservatory (Boston).
The Annisquam Village Church was established as the Third Parish of Gloucester in 1728 to serve people living in the areas of Annisquam, Bay View, Lanesville and Sandy Bay. Located at the head of Lobster Cove at the corner of Washington and Leonard Streets, the 1830’s building is renowned for its graceful beauty and extraordinary acoustics.
Voicing the Woods has been generously sponsored by Jerry and Margaretta Hausman, Hinda Simon, Bettie Cartwright, Gregory and Stevie Neal, Robert M. Russell and Jane Deering Gallery.
Jeremy Adams Organ, 1986. Annisquam Village Church, Gloucester, MA. Photograph 2016 by Paul Cary Goldberg.
Every two months, Juni VanDyke, Director of the Rose Baker Senior Center Art Program selects one or two artist to be honored with a show of their works. The two artists being honored for the fall are Kay Carpenter and Pippy Giuliano. Their work will be on display from now until the end of November in the main lobby of the Senior Center, located at 6 Manuel F. Lewis St. in Gloucester, from 9 am to 4pm Monday through Friday.
Kay Carpenter and Pippy Giuliano pictured in front of their works.
Many of you will remember Kay Carpenter as one of the 2015 November artists of the month. She has created a number of new works and is being honored again. During her twenty-eight years working at the Usen O’Donnell fish packing plant, she was grateful to be able to look out at the surrounding views of the sky, sand, and ocean. In retirement, she finally has time to do what she has always wanted to do — paint the natural world.
Two years ago, Kay began working in watercolor. She found the medium surprising and was delighted with the results she was able to achieve. In her graceful watercolors, you will see her love of the natural world, color, and especially her love of the surroundings of her woodland home.
When asked to talk about her work, Pippy Giuliano said “The Icons of Gloucester inspire me to look closely, be absorbed and to record what results from the interaction. Strength, endurance, perseverance is City Hall. Perpetual protection and watchfulness is Our Lady. The painter and painted sustain each other — breathe life into each other establishing a connectedness that is rooted here in this beloved place — this port of Gloucester — my home.” When you see her work in this exhibit, you will feel her love of the city and the buildings that reflect its spirit.