Grace Church organ recitals in support of Afghan refugees

Submitted by John Hoblyn
Grace Church organ recitals in support of Afghan refugees

The internationally acclaimed Mária Budácová will give a recital on Grace Anglican Church Sutton’s new Johannus organ on July 23 at 5.30 p.m.

Mária graduated in organ studies in Slovakia, then attended the Schulich Organ School at McGill in Montreal where she obtained her doctorate. She has won many prestigious awards and scholarships and regularly performs in Slovakia, Canada and the USA. She currently holds a position as organist and choir director in Saint-Irénée-de- Lyon, Montréal.

This is the first of the three organ recitals in support of the Afghan Refugee Sponsorship program and will demonstrate the amazing beauty and versatility of the Dutch Johannus Ecclesia digital organ. The other two summer recitals will be by Maria Gajhaj on August 20 and Pierre Cabana on September 17.

Tickets are $15, free for those 15 and under, will be available at the Sutton Tourist Office, 24-A Principale S., Sutton, 450-538-8455, Brome Lake Books, Knowlton, 450 242 2242 or can be reserved by contacting John Hoblyn,, 450-242- 6839. Surplus after expenses will go to the Sponsorship of Afghan Refugees.

Take note of the dates and come to hear wonderful organ music in the ambience of the beautiful Grace Church and support Afghan refugees.

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