December 14 2014

Special Music Prelude for Advent

Sunday, December 14, 2014
10:45 am – 11:00 am

Be sure to arrive early to Worship each Sunday in Advent to enjoy the special musical offerings at 10:45am and use this as a time of quiet reflection.

Sharon Moe and her Woodwind Quintet

Sharon Moe is a renowned French horn virtuoso, teacher and composer. She has performed and recorded music from classical to jazz in concert and on TV, as a soloist and as Principal Horn with chamber ensembles and orchestras in major halls and festivals throughout the United States, France, Spain and Argentina. She was chosen by Leonard Bernstein to be Solo Horn for the World Premier and recording of his composition "Mass" at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. She was critically acclaimed for her solo performance in the World Premier of Olivier Messiaen's “ Des Canyons aux Etoiles” in Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall. She is the French horn professor and chamber music coach on the faculty of LIU C.W. Post, Manhattan School of Music Precollege and New Jersey City University. Ms. Moe was given the Distinguished Alumni Award from St.Olaf College, the Most Valuable Performer Award from NARAS (National Academy for Recording Arts and Sciences) and is also an acclaimed composer composing under the name of Sharon Moe Miranda. She has the distinction of being nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for her composition "Windows" for orchestra.

During Advent, arrive early for Worship for this special time of quiet meditation and beautiful music in the Sanctuary. Generously underwritten by Lynda Packard in honor of her parents, Lynn and John Packard, and with heartfelt thanks to the Marble Community for their prayers.

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