Performance celebrates 150-year-old organ Sept. 7

A special organ recital will be performed on Sunday, Sept. 7 at 3pm in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the E. & G.G. Hook Organ, which was built and installed in the First Baptist Church in Burlington in 1864. This is one of only four remaining playable Hook’s in Vermont and is the oldest organ in Burlington.
Guest organist George Mathews, organist of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Middlebury, will play works by Gottlieb Muffat, Beethoven, Sibelius, and Boex, among others. Admission is free but donations are welcome.
The concert will take place at the First Baptist Church at 81 St. Paul Street in Burlington.