Music

letjoyresound-300x300Friends of the Stone Church sponsor regular concerts, many using the 1874 Johnson & Son organ in the tradition started by Donald Boothman, FOSC founding Director and producer of “FOGO” organ concerts from 1990-2011.

Current music events are listed here

Online Music Events:

“Let Joy Resound” Highlights of the April 2016 concerts celebrating historic New England organs and re-opening the Stone Church https://youtu.be/41ZlPd1fg-o

Jonathan Wessler, Performing on the 1874 Wm. Johnson organ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCG8Sb6jQCA&feature=youtu.be

“Silents are Golden,” Peter Krasinski accompanies the 1924 silent film “Peter Pan,” the first film version of James Barrie’s famous play

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9hGvkQmvbE or search YouTube for FOSC Peter Pan.

Sponsored by Country Bank, with additional funding from the Local Cultural Councils of Barre, Hardwick-New Braintree and Oakham, local agencies funded by the Mass Cultural Council, a stage agency; and with direct support from the Mass Cultural Council.

Worcester Organists Spotlight the Stone Church

Wesley Hall and Curtis Smith, members of the American Guild of Organists, Worcester Chapter, visited Gilbertville in December of 2020 to produce a documentary about the Johnson & Son organ at the Stone Church.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGur2uX8wD8