Music for Contemplation

Sunday, March 19, 2023
10:45am - 11:00am

Arrive for Worship early for an incredible Celtic Celebration with Jerry O'Sullivan, uillean pipes, tin whistle, and Cate Sandstrom, fiddle. This prelude is going to be a mix of Irish jigs, reels, folk songs and hymns that will have people wanting to dance in the aisles!

Each Sunday in Lent a series of special prelude music will feature exceptional instrumentalists who have become Marble favorites over the years. You are invited to arrive early and revel in these extraordinary musical offerings, letting your heart be moved and
prepared for worship during this most sacred season.

Jerry O’Sullivan

Jerry O’Sullivan is nationally recognized as one of the most highly acclaimed players of the Uillean (pronounced IH-lee-en or IH-lin) pipes in the United States. This intimate and soulful instrument is known as the Irish bagpipes, and he’ll also be bringing his flute and penny whistle for this unique worship experience incorporating traditional Irish music.

Cate Sandstrom

Cate Sandstrom is a prize-winning Traditional Irish Fiddler based in the New York area. She has a versatility that has enabled her to move seamlessly among several genres, which has guided her to her love of Irish music. Cate spent seven weeks in Ireland in 2012 where she began playing Irish music. In addition to being classically trained, Cate studied several years with Brian Conway.