all events held in the 1894 Zabriskie Memorial Church of Saint John the Evangelist unless otherwise indicated.

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Music at St. John’s Summer 2017   (July through September 2017 events)


Music on the Lawn 2017

At 6:00 p.m., until sunset. Free. Food truck service, beer and wine available. Bring your appetite and leave the picnic to us! Some tables for early arrivals, otherwise bring your blankets or lawn chairs. Parking on Point ok during show. In case of rain, concerts will move indoors to the Guild Hall.

August 31: Doug Woolverton & Friends (Trio)

Doug has cultivated his smooth, soulful, yet energetic trumpet sound for audiences around the world. A regular headliner at the Newport Jazz Festival, his tribute to Miles Davis has been presented to rave reviews. A perfect end to summer!

Food truck service by Z Food Truck



June 10 through September 3

Mini Recitals on the 1894 /1934 Hook and Hastings Organ with video projection during the music; pipe chamber tours following. Video projection made possible by a grant from the New York City Chapter, American Guild of Organists Centennial Millennium Fund.

Same program four times each weekend, at a quarter ’til (programs last 15-20 minutes):

SATURDAYS   11:45 am and 2:45 pm             SUNDAYS     5:45 pm and 8:45 pm

Admission still 25 cents! Put a Quarter (or more) in the “Quarter Till”to benefit ongoing restoration

“Bach and Widor at Quarter ’Til”

A variation on the programming of the past three summers, each 2017 recital includes a work by J. S. Bach, and a movement from one of C.-M. Widor’s ten organ symphonies, or an original transcription by Widor of a Bach work, showcasing the many beautiful colors of the historic organ at St. John’s.  Peter Stoltzfus Berton, organist of St. John’s, & guests


Friday September 15, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

Cabaret Concert in the Guild Hall: Dynasty Battles

The visionary concert pianist from Philadelphia, performing works of Beethoven, Chopin, and Prokofiev, with improvisation on audience-submitted themes. Tickets $20 ($15 seniors/students) include table refreshments during the performance on our Steinway M. Please share this Dynasty Battles poster if you are able.

Sponsored by Friends of Music at St. John’s. To order tickets and learn more about the new music being presented:  Tickets also available at the door.

Refreshments include cheese, fruit, desserts, wine, sparkling cider, and seltzers.