Organists Lynne Burney and Mary Matteson, co-chairs of the twenty eighth annual Lenten Organ Concerts at Waterville First Baptist Church, have announced the schedule for the upcoming 2019 concert series:
March 17: Sharon Saunders, Associate College Librarian for Systems and Bibliographic Services at Bates College, is the organist at Pleasant Street United Methodist Church, Waterville
March 24: Portia Miles-Smith, a former organist at Waterville First Baptist Church, has returned to the area after several years. We celebrate the return of Portia and her participation in the Lenten Organ Concerts.
March 31: Anna Beth Rynders, known for her many years at Colby College as Chapel Organist is now organist/choir director at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Waterville.
April 7: Ed Larson, from Wayne, Maine, is a retired organist from Penney Memorial United Baptist Church, Augusta. Ed currently plays on an interim basis at Christ Church Episcopal in Gardiner.
April 14: Jay Zoller, of Newcastle, Maine, will close out the series on Palm Sunday. Mr. Zoller is organist at South Parish Congregational Church in Augusta.
All Concerts will be held on Sunday afternoons, 2:00 p.m. and are open to the public. A reception following each concert will be held to meet the performers. In the event of a possible inclement weather cancellation, please tune in to WABI-TV, or call 968 2828.
For more information, please contact Jan at 207 872 5741