Monday, January 24, 2011

Bethany Center for the Arts - Concert

The Bethany Center for the Arts-

presents
Lynnette Combs, organist,
playing a program titled "Northern Lights"
at Bethany Church, 115 Main St in Montpelier, Sunday February 6 at 3:00 PM.

Admission by donation, at the door.

This is a recital of solo pipe organ music from Scandinavia and the Baltic countries. Music from the 17th through the 21st centuries will be heard, from Buxtehude to Part to Grieg. The influence of long days and short nights, as well as short days and long nights, can be heard in pieces such as "Geminorum Kastorum" which is based on the movements of the stars.

Lynnette Combs is organist at the First Baptist Church in Burlington and is well-known to Central Vermont audiences as an organist, harpsichordist and accompanist. In 2002 she was named Artist of the Year by the Vermont Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. In 2010 she gave the Katherine E. Dopp recital at First Baptist Church in Burlington and the Samuel B. Whitney organ recital in Woodstock. This is her fourth year of giving organ recitals throughout Vermont. In the coming months she will present a program of music based on dance forms and music.