Bridges: The Follen Music Events for 2019-2020

“Bridges” is a monthly series of performances by a wide range of familiar and treasured musicians, mostly taking place in the new Sonin Music Center of Follen Church. Unless indicated otherwise, admission is Pay What You Decide – no advance tickets. Further details for each program will be posted one month prior, or can be obtained by contacting Director of Music Vivian Montgomery at musicdirector@follen.org.


Date TBD
Epp Sonin: My Musical Journey – A Celebratory Dedication of the Epp Sonin Music Center


Saturday 7:30pm Nov. 2 (Sanctuary)

Deeper Than The Skin – Reggie Harris & Greg Greenaway


Friday 8pm November 15

Music of Christopher Montgomery (with a vocal octet including Molly McGuire, Alexandra Whitfield, Tevan Goldberg, and Kurt Pfrommer)


Sunday 10:30am December 8 (Sanctuary)

A Baroque Advent Music Service, featuring the Follen Adult Choir with a band of period instrumenalists


Friday 8pm December 20

Solstice event with Glenn Dickson, clarinet


Friday 8pm January 17

Eudaimonia, A Purposeful Period Band – Boundary Issues III, partnering with On The Rise (Martha Sandler, Exec. Director)


Friday 8pm February 7

Melanie DeMore, Vocal Activist – stories, songs, and musings, preceded by a dinner for asylum seekers hosted by the LGBTQ Asylum Task Force (tentative)


Friday 8pm February 21

David Hobbie, string quintet


Friday 8pm March 20

Shaylor Lindsay, piano


Sunday 10:30am March 29 (Sanctuary)

Follen’s Music Friendships Initiative collaborative music service featuring Follen’s choirs & choirs from Charles Street AME Church, Hamilton-Garrett Music & Arts Academy, and Boston Arts Academy, led by (and performing compositions by) musician-in-residence Melanie DeMore


Sunday 4pm April 5 (Sanctuary)

Hebrew College Choir, 19th Century Synagogue Music


Sunday 4pm April 26 (Sanctuary) 

Organ concert featuring organist Libor Dudasch and the Dvorák Organ Mass with the Follen Adult Choir


Friday-Saturday May 8-9

Music and Spirit, An UnConference, cosponsored with the Greater Boston Center for the Contemplative Mind in Music


Friday 8pm May 15

Ryan Spilker, jazz ensemble