Bruce Porter Memorial Music Series begins seventh season

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The seventh season of the Bruce Porter Memorial Music Series will open on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, at 4 p.m. at South Congregational Church, 242 Salmon Brook St, Granby, CT, with an exciting concert by saxophonist Tony Gibbs and pianist Benita Rose appearing as The Rose-Gibbs Duo.

The sixth annual Family Night at the Movies, will happen on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at 7 p.m., with Jason Roberts returning to translate the comedy, drama and excitement of a classic silent film into music for the organ at South Congregational Church.

The Hartt Chamber Choir, an accomplished group of 24 singers, performs. Under the direction of Dr. Edward Bolkovac, will appear on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 4 p.m.. 

On Sunday, April 28, 2019, also at 4 p.m., Les Amies de Théodore: a Baroque Ensemble, will perform the music J.S. Bach, George Philip Telemann, Jean Philippe Rameau and François Couperin. Monika Kinstler, violin; Susan Allen, flute; Deborah Robin, recorder; Anne Mayo, harpsichord; Laura Mazza-Dixon, viola da gamba; will be joined by Walter Mayo, guest lecturer. 

Thanks to a grant from the Granby Education Foundation, the music ministry of South Church, and donations from supporters of the series we are able to continue offering concerts of classical music, jazz and an annual Family Night at the Movies.

Admission to the concerts is free, with a suggested donation of $10 at the door to support the continuance of the series. The church is wheelchair accessible.

For more information please contact the South Church office at 860-653-7289 or visit the website at