June 6 2016

Church Organ Recital at Burlington’s United Church of Christ Congregational


The following is a release from Burlington’s United Church of Christ Congregational: 

Burlington’s United Church of Christ Congregational will host a recital by organist Sam Nelson on Sunday, June 12 at 3 p.m. in the church sanctuary at 6 Lexington St. in Burlington. The program will feature organ music by Bach, Dupre, Widor, Vierne, and Messiaen. A reception will follow.

Sam Nelson held his first church organist position at the age of 13. He was a finalist in the Rodgers North American Classical Organ Competition and won second prize at the Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival, both in 2012. He is currently the organist and choirmaster at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Lynnfield. In 2014, Sam became Tour Manager and Organ Technician for Cameron Carpenter and the International Touring Organ, handling all of Mr. Carpenter’s touring outside of Europe. In his spare time he is the keyboard player and backup vocalist for local wedding band, Somerset.

This event is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted to help support the church’s music fund and other programs.

The United Church of Christ Congregational in Burlington believes that God is speaking in a diversity of voices. The congregation affirms the dignity and worth of every person, and openly welcomes individuals and families of every description into its full life and ministry. For more information, call 781-272-4547 or visit www.uccburlington.org.

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