During Lent St Mary's Basilica in Geelong will host some interesting programs of music and meditation such as the WEDNESDAY SERIES OF ‘ENCOUNTERS
at 5.15 TO 6.OO PM.
There is no charge for ‘Encounters’ – Gold coin donation appreciated. FIVE PEACEFUL ENCOUNTERS WITH MUSIC, LITERATURE AND ART
FEBRUARY 28TH - PETER ROBERTS - SCRATCHINGS IN THE MARGIN Ancient chants and melodies, with Harp, Shruti Box, Cedar Flute, Bowed Psaltery and Voice, invite an inner response
MARCH 7TH - GILLIAN TURNER - CANTICUM - Music from medieval to contemporaryaccompanies a series of paintings,photographs and drawings, creating a meditative mood
MARCH 14TH - KEVIN YELVERTON Kara Ciezki – Recorder - SOUNDS OF SERENITY - The reflection is interwoven with space for our own thoughts, while the gently rippling notes of Kara’s recorder evokean atmosphere of serenity
MARCH 21ST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE SENIOR CHOIRS Carla Barnett – DirectorJohn Shawcross - Piano - SPIRITUALS REBORN The Gospel Train is Comin’…The Senior Choirs, with staff and student soloists, present the rhythm and harmony of this expressive music in a moving experience
MARCH 28TH - PETER KOEHNE Lisa Breen – Soprano, Frank De Rosso – Organ - THE CHORALE IN THE LUTHERAN TRADITION The spiritual depth of this sacred music is explored through text and music, demonstrating the connection between Chorale melodies and Theology in worksby Bach, Pachelbel, Buxtehude and Bohm.
This sounds a very good lineup for the season of Lent and for those ecumenically minded a special way of extending beyond the boundaries of one's own little faith community.