Eden Church Performing Arts Concert featuring Organist Heather Paisar
A Concert Benefiting the Family Emergency Shelter Coalition
On Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 3 p.m. organist Heather Paisar will be performing a concert as part of the Eden Performing Arts Concert Series. The concert will feature works by J.S. Bach, Correa de Arauxo, and William Albright, and showcase the Eden United Church of Christ, Swain and Kates organ. Tickets are $15. Proceeds will benefit the Family Emergency Shelter Coalition (FESCO.)
A newcomer to the Bay Area, Ms. Paisar had been an active performer, church musician and teacher in the Kansas City area for the last several years. Recent engagements include performances of Ernest Bloch's Avodath Hakodesh with the William Baker Festival Singers, a program of magnificats across the centuries with Musica Vocale, Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, and Handel's Messiah, as well as various solo organ recitals and duet recitals with her younger brother, organist Mark Paisar.
Ms. Paisar is pursuing a PhD in Musicology and a Doctorate in Musical Arts in Organ Performance from the University of Kansas. During her time at KU she studied organ under the tutelage of Dr. Michael Bauer and Dr. James Higdon. She is currently working on her dissertation, an examination of Iberian organ music, entitled "The History, Origins, and Development of the Tiento de medio registro from the Mid-Sixteenth to the Eighteenth Century."
FESCO - the Family Emergency Shelter Coalition - is a nonprofit organization comprised of over 30 churches and community members in the Hayward, Castro Valley, San Lorenzo and San Leandro, California area. FESCO serves homeless families with food, shelter, counseling and links to community resources. The 24-bed Shelter ("Marquis House") is open all day, every day, and houses approximately 100 families with children each year.
Tickets are available from BrownPaperTickets.com. Tickets will also be available on a cash only basis at the door on the day of the concert.
All concerts in the Performing Arts Concert Series are held at Eden United Church of Christ, beginning at 3 p.m.
Eden United Church of Christ is located at 21455 Birch Street, Hayward, California, near the corner of Mission and Grove.
Eden United Church of Christ (View)
21455 Birch Street
Hayward, CA 94541
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