Pipes Alive! featuring James Barry


Back by popular demand, the Pipes Alive! series continues with James R. Barry playing the St. John’s organ on Sunday, February 4 at 12:30 p.m. Jim is Director of Music and Organist at St. James’ Church, Glastonbury. His program, “Odds and Evens”, will explore compositions written in various meters, from the standard to the extraordinary. Selections include works by Susa, Bourgeois, Brubeck, and Rutter.

Mr. Barry has been the accompanist for the Hartford Chorale since 1995, serving under three conductors and numerous guest conductors, and accompanying the Chorale on five international tours. He is Minister of Music at St. James’ Church (Glastonbury), Assistant Organist at St. Patrick-St. Anthony Church (Hartford), and staff accompanist at Farmington High School. In addition to earning degrees from the Rhode Island School of Design, the Hartt School, and Yale University, Mr. Barry studied organ with Edward Clark and Thomas Murray, and conducting with Marguerite Brooks.

Join us for half-hour organ concerts featuring St. John’s magnificent Austin pipe organ, on the first Sunday of the month, January through June, 12:30 p.m. with regional organists. Free!