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Karen Beaumont Organ Recital

Nov. 1, 2:30 pm  -  Music by Buxtehude, Brahms, Bruckner, Mendelssohn, and Bach
Karen Beaumont is an active organ recitalist and organ and piano instructor. She also plays the French Horn. From November, 1988 through April, 2011, she provided the organ and choral music at St. James Episcopal Church in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She now plays regularly at All Saints Cathedral. She holds a degree in Music History from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

"It was a beautiful goes without saying that you would be welcome back. "
Andrew Ager, St. James Cathedral, Toronto, Canada

"Thank you for such a splendid recital! ...I enjoyed the program, which was so refreshing and creative..."
James Kennerley, St. Mary the Virgin, NYC

"My thanks to you... for a lovely recital of interesting and rarely heard repertoire.It was a pleasure to get to know you and hear you play."
Peter Wright, Southwark Cathedral, London, UK

"Organist Karen Beaumont gave [a] startlingly bold...performance of Jeanne Demessieux's Respons pour le temps de Paques."
Elaine Schmidt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

"Thanks for a great concert. Our audience loved it!"
Abbi Chapman, St. John's Cathedral, Denver

"...exceptionally well played, and I had many positive comments from audience members. I enjoyed hearing unusual repertoire..."
John Sherer, Fourth Presbyterian, Chicago

"...I liked your playing...nice to hear a program of real organ music."
John Scott, St. Thomas, NYC

"Karen Beaumont...blew any cobwebs from the Cathedral's mighty organ and made the air tingle as if touched by a spirit."
Tom Strini, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


French Organ Noels (two volumes): Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Milwaukee, Robert Noerhen Organ, 2002 and All Saints Cathedral, Milwaukee, Tellers Organ, 2014

Early Spanish Organ Music, Lake Park Lutheran Church,Milwaukee, Steiner Reck Organ, 2008

Austrian Organ Music from 1570-1833, St. Francis Church, Milwaukee, 1884 Schulke Organ, 2011

Selections from The Well Tempered Clavier, 2012

upcoming recordings include music by J.P. Sweelinck and a set of Austrian music in collaboration with Musikverlag Doblinger of Vienna

Green Hornet

Authentic musical background stylings by Jay Warren at the W-O-R Wurlitzer Theatre Organ Console

Jun. 14, 3:00 pm  -  Live radio re-creation by the Norridge Those Were The Days Radio Players

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Enjoy a special Silent comedy short called "Do Detectives Think?" (1927) with Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jimmy Findlayson, directed by Fred Guiol. And with live photoplay accompaniment by Jay Warren!

Corpus Christi Tridentine High Mass at 11 am with Eucharistic Procession

Jun. 7, 11:00 am  -  External Solemnity of Corpus Christi, Latin High Mass (Ordinary Form)

Missa Trahe Me Post Te, Tomás, Luis de Victoria, (c. 1548 –1611)
Lauda Sion, Hendrik Andreissen (1892 – 1981)
Panis Angelicus, Pierre Villette (1926 – 1998)
Ego Sum Panis Vivus, Pierre Manchicourt (c. 1510 – 1564)

The 11 am and 12:30 pm Masses are combined today. The 11 am Mass will be celebrated according to the 1962 Missale Romanum (Extraordinary Form). We are planning to have an outdoor Eucharistic procession after the 11 am Mass. There will not be a 12:30 pm Mass.

Free Concert: Orchestra of St. Vincent’s

Music by Tchaikovsky, Bizet and Beethoven

May. 31, 2:00 pm
A Sunday afternoon concert! Join us on Sunday May 31, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. as the visiting Orchestra of St. Vincent's Performs in the St. John Cantius Parish Hall. The concert will be in memory of Jacky Toscas-Fuchs.

St. John Cantius Church - Parish Hall (downstairs)
May 31, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public.

Magnificat Choir sings 11 am Mass

Latin High Mass, Ordinary Form

May. 31, 11:00 am  -  Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Magnificat Choir

Concert: Mano Sinistra

May. 30, 6:00 pm  -  Michael McElvain Concert Pianist

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Senior Organ Recital: Marie Seybert

Organ works by Buxtehude, Bach, Mendelssohn, Vierne, and Gigout

May. 24, 3:30 pm  -  Pentecost Sunday
Casavant Pipe Organ in Chicago

Saint John Cantius parishioner Marie Seybert will perform an "Encore" of her Senior Recital from the Department of Music at Ave Maria University on Sunday at 3:30pm. Featuring organ works by Buxtehude, Bach, Mendelssohn, Vierne, and Gigout. Come and hear 'Tina Mae', St. John's newly restored Casavant organ and its almost 4,000 pipes in the baroque splendor of St. John Cantius Church.

St. John Cantius Church
Pentecost Sunday, May 24th at 3:30pm
Free and open to the public


Praeludium in D, BuxWV 139 — Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 — Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Sonata in C minor, Op. 65, no. 2 — Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Berceuse (24 Pièces en style libre, Op. 31) — Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Toccata in B minor Eugène Gigout — (1844-1925)

The Console of Saint John's 'Tina Mae' Casavant Organ

St. Cecilia Choir sings 12:30 pm Mass (Pentecost)

Solemn High Mass - Rev. C. Frank Phillips

May. 24, 12:30 pm  -  Solemnity of Pentecost, Latin High Mass (Ordinary Form)

Missa Veni Creator, Guiseppe Bernabai (1649 – 1732)
Non Vos Relinquam, William Byrd (1540 – 1623)
Factus Est Repente, James MacMillan (b. 1959)