Each month since Fall, we have featured music in our new Commons. Various programming at various times each month, we are learning what works well in our new space. Join us as we continue this exploration of music in the Commons in the New Year! Sunday, January 26 – 3:00p “Come Together” by the Fab […]
The Chancel Choir and musical friends from around Chicago gathered for a choral workshop at GCC to sing music of social justice with composer/conductor/singer/organist Mark Miller. Mr. Miller spent the weekend with us for a Saturday morning workshop, then directed and accompanied a Sunday worship service featuring music he composed. The service celebrated the ministry […]
We have 3 wonderful events coming up at Glenview Community Church and want YOU to join us in singing together!
An introduction to our Organ Sermon from the service on October 13 – Apparition of the Eternal Church by Olivier Messiaen – written by Richard Spears: Christians are people of the word. But we are also people of song. There are times when music has a unique message of its own that comes to us in […]
Join us for Organ Month in October! We will celebrate the recent cleaning, tonal revisions and refurbishment by Berghaus Pipe Organ Builders as well as the 20th Anniversary of its installation by Buzard Pipe Organ Builders. THE ORGAN IS A POWERFUL AND VITAL PARTNER ON OUR SPIRITUAL JOURNEY Each Sunday we will explore the many […]
We are pleased to introduce the addition of a special instrument to our new Commons. When construction began last year, discussions of the use of this new space and potential musical instruments to support its programming included the idea of installing a small pipe organ. Goals of having such a unique instrument in the Commons include, […]
Since the end of April, most of our 3865 organ pipes have been in the factory for cleaning and repairs. They are ready to be returned to the organ chambers, tuned and voiced (adjusted for balance within each rank of pipes, balance among ranks of pipes, etc.), which will take a majority of the month of […]
3:00 PM @ Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Our annual organ walk will include St. David’s Episcopal Church, New Church and, for the first time in many years, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. Since GCC’s organ has been removed for cleaning, we will not be included in the walk, though our organist, Gary Wendt, will play a […]
As we prepare to move the music libraries into our new library space, we are accepting “orders” for anyone who wants a file cabinet. Simply come to the Mayflower Room and put your name on one of the “dibs” sheets located on top of each cabinet. Moving not included. You must be able to move […]
Thanks to Tom, Karen, Mickey, Beth, Carol, Bill, Heather, Doug M, Russ, Bruce and Betsy for the initial cleanup efforts in the choir and bell rooms! More work to come. We are grateful for your time and hard work as we start settling back into our spaces.