Community Church to hold dedication service, recital for new pipe organ

VERO BEACH – The Community Church of Vero Beach will hold a Dedication Service and Recital of its magnificent new Lively-Fulcher Sanctuary Pipe Organ on Sunday, July 11. Activities are free of charge and all are welcome.

10 AM Dedication Service in the Sanctuary with the participation of the Chancel Choir and the Atlantic Children’s Chorale.

The service will include Land of our Birth by Ralph Vaughn Williams, Psalm 150 by Cesar Franck, Liebster Jesu, wir sind hie by JS Bach, Sonata no.1 in F minor by Felix Mendelssohn and Charles Marie Widor’s beloved Toccata.

3:30 PM Lecture/Demonstration in the Sanctuary prior to Dedication Recital, explaining the characteristics & capabilities of this fine instrument, among the finest of its kind in the nation.

4:00 PM Dedication Recital by Music Director, Dr. Jose Daniel Flores and Associate Music Director Ryan Kasten. The recital will include Bach’s Prelude & Fuge in A Minor; Boellmann’s Suite Gothique; Boyvin’s Suite du Premier Ton and Vierne’s Carillon de Westminster. About the new Lively Fulcher pipe organ at Community Church:

The largest instrument ever built by renowned builder Lively-Fulcher, regarded by organ connoisseurs as one the finest organ builders in the Country and the first built by the firm in the State.

Among the finest instruments of its kind in the United States, likely bringing national attention to our community and region, with inquiries about the organ already received from across the country.

Unusual in project scope as the organ builder also built the choir loft, chancel wood paneling, chancel doors, liturgical chairs and worship furniture (pulpit, lectern and altar).

An ingenious, retractable choir loft design provides flexibility for the diverse events hosted at Community Church. Designed to excel in three major roles: worship leader, eclectic recital organ and instrument capable of playing organ-orchestra literature.

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