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“The Brick Church” Music Series 2019 – 2020 Programming

Dear Music Lovers,

Welcome! Now in our 14th season, we are proud to present exceptionally talented musicians to our intimate New England Meeting House for chamber and organ concerts. This season will feature artists from around the United States.

The suggested donation of $10 to $20 at the door for each concert is a means of supporting this historic church. Your ongoing generosity in underwriting these concerts (see below) makes it possible to invite such gifted artists to participate in our series. This will be a tax-deductible donation.

Please join us at all our concerts to experience excellent musicians, marvelous acoustics, a delightful ambiance, and receptions in the Caswell Library at Deerfield Academy.

Thank you,

Jean Pitman Turner, Artistic Director
“The Brick Church” Music Series

Suggested donation $10 – $20

Sunday, October 6, 2019, at 3:00 pm


Emlyn Ngaiviolin, Steve Larsonviola, Mark Fraser, cello 

The Adaskin String Trio, originally from Canada, is currently based in New England and performs internationally with stirring and exuberant performances. They will play music by Alexis Roland-Manuel, Michael White, and Ludwig van Beethoven.

Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.


William Porter, widely known as a performer in the United States and Europe, has also achieved international recognition for his skill in improvisation in a wide variety of styles. He will play music by J. S. Bach, Georg Böhm, and present a demonstration of improvisation.

This concert is co-sponsored by the American Guild of Organists, Springfield Chapter.


Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.

YU-MEI WEI, piano

A native Taiwanese, Yu-Mei Wei has appeared as a soloist with various orchestras, as well as solo performances throughout Europe, Asia and the United States. She will play music by J. S. Bach, Beethoven, Schumann, Liszt and Gershwin.


Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.


Organist, lecturer and pedagogue, Katelyn Emerson, is a prize winner of competitions on three continents. She was first prize winner at the 2016 American Guild of Organists’ Young Artists’ Competition in organ performance. She will play music by Muffat, Brahms, Olssen, and Buxtehude.