2019 - 2020 Season

Nov 16, 2019

8:30 PM

Église Sainte Jeanne d'Arc, Tours

This special program, Cantus Luminis will present the works of composer Joséphine Boulay, in honor of her 150th anniversary. Presented by the vocal ensemble Praxinoë, under the direction Sébastien Durand. 

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Nov 17, 2019

4:30 PM

This special program will present the works of composer Joséphine Boulay, in honor of her 150th anniversary. Presented by the vocal ensemble Praxinoë, under the direction Sébastien Durand. 

Nov 23, 2019

3 PM

Music of Jeanne Demessieux, Elsa Barraine, and Josephine Boulay. 

Nov 24, 2019

5 PM

Music of J.S. Bach, Caterina Assandra, Mel Bonis, Cecile Chaminade, and Josephine Boulay. 

Feb 01, 2020

3 PM

The second installment on the series honoring the 50th Anniversary of Christ Lutheran's Beckerath will feature an hour of organ and violin music composed by women. CLC Music Director Joy-Leilani Garbutt will be joined by violinist Dr. Laura Colgate. This event is co-sponsored by Boulanger Initiative.

Mar 01, 2020

5:15 PM

Les femmes oubliées: a program of rediscovered French organ music from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. 

Mar 14, 2020

3:00 PM

In the fourth installment of the Grand Organ Series, American Fulbright Scholar, Joy-Leilani Garbutt presents the music of Jeanne Demessieux and les compositrices françaises. A culmination of her own research in France, Garbutt plays a program of rediscovered French organ music composed by Elsa Barraine, Nadia Boulanger, Marie-Vera Maixandeau and other women of the early 20th century.

Mar 18, 2020

12:45 PM

French organ music from the late 19th and early 20th centuries to celebrate the recently completed Lively-Fulcher Great Organ

May 03, 2020

3:30pm

This annual festival, running from 2-7pm, features half-hour programs by ten performers, all celebrating the music of J.S. Bach. 

May 04, 2020

12:10 PM

Joy-Leilani will play the organ prelude to the Washington Bach Consort Noontime Cantata series. 

May 05, 2020

12:10 PM

Joy-Leilani will play the organ prelude to the Washington Bach Consort Noontime Cantata series. 

Past Events

Mar 16, 2019

6 PM

A program of music by Elsa Barraine, Cecile Chaminade, and Jeanne Demessieux, who served as organist titulaire of this parish for over 30 years. 

Mar 02, 2019

4:45 PM

In celebration of the magnificent Great Organ, the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, NY, presents a concert series following Sunday Evensong, featuring guest recitalists from around the country. These recitals are free to the public.

Feb 23, 2019

6 PM

A program of music by Nadia Boulanger, Josephine Boulay, and Jeanne Demessieux, who served as organist titulaire of this parish for over 30 years. 

Feb 20, 2019

2:30 PM

The American Cathedral in Paris

This joint program with organist Alex Meszler, featuring French organ music from across four centuries, is presented by the Fulbright Commission as a part of the mid-year meeting for all Fulbright scholars residing in France. 

Nov 10, 2018

4 PM

A concert commemorating the 50th anniversary of Jeanne Demessieux's death. The program will include the Requiem by Gabriel Fauré sung by the Schola Cantorum of St. Alban's Church, directed by Jeremy Filsell,

and selected organ works by Demessieux.

Nov 11, 2018

7 PM

A concert commemorating the 50th anniversary of Jeanne Demessieux's death. The program will include the Requiem by Gabriel Fauré sung by the Schola Cantorum of St. Alban's Church, directed by Jeremy Filsell,

and selected organ works by Demessieux.

May 27, 2018

3 PM

Joy-Leilani Garbutt, organ, and Rebecca Kellerman, soprano, present a program of sacred music composed by French women between 1898-1958.

St. Jane Frances de Chantal Church

9701 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD  20814-1795

Jan 30, 2018

12:10 PM

Repertoire by French women of the 20th century. Featuring Rebecca Kellerman Petretta, Soprano.

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"This was another highlight, as Garbutt played through the difficult and diverse piece with clarity and poise."

R. Derek Wetzel

The Harvard Crimson

"Her playing transcended the academic aspect of the compositions and touched the soul of each of the composers. How marvelous it is when scholarship and art join together and are manifested in an outpouring of pure artistic expression."

Michael Varlas

Concert Presenter

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