Singers sought for ecumenical Eve

Nov 30, 2017
Meeting to plan the Community Christmas Eve Service are, from left, Aaron Robinson, the Rev. Nancy Duncan and Pastor Karen Lilli Pax.

Waldoboro — Singers are sought for an ecumenical Christmas Eve service to be hosted by three churches. This service, a joint project of the Waldoboro United Methodist Church, the Broad Cove Community Church (Cushing) and the Broad Bay Church, will be held Sunday, Dec. 24, at 4:30 p.m. at the Broad Bay Congregational United Church of Christ, 941 Main St.

Joining the chorus will be Pastor Karen Lilli Pax of Waldoboro United Methodist Church and Cushing’s Broad Cove Community Church, musical director; Aaron Robinson, organist and pianist; and flutist Catherine Anderson.

Pax is a graduate of Temple University's College of Music. As a church musician, she has been soloist, choir director and music director in churches in Maine and New York. In addition to her church duties, Pax has been conducting a choir of about 30 mixed voices at The Highlands Retirement Community in Topsham for more than three years.

Robison is an award–winning American composer, conductor, musicologist and best-selling author who studied composition and piano performance at the Boston Conservatory of Music. He has performed on and off Broadway and in 2001 was musical supervisor, conductor and arranger for the Broadway musical “Islands – A New Musical” at the New Victory Theater on 42nd.

A graduate of Medomak Valley High School, Robinson’s first job was as an organist at the Broad Cove Community Church in Cushing. He said he is delighted to return to share music with one of the congregations that nurtured him as a high school organist.

Choir rehearsals will be held on Sundays, Dec. 10 and 17, at 2 p.m. For more information and to reserve music, contact Pax at karenlillipax@gmail.com or 319-6620.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.

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