Gavin Klein | 140th Anniversary Organ Concert Series - Saint John's Seminary
Celebrating 140 Years of Mission!  

Gavin Klein | 140th Anniversary Organ Concert Series

September 8th, 2024

03:00 pm


September 8th, 2024

04:00 pm

Saint John's Seminary Chapel | 127 Lake Street, Brighton, MA

We invite you to an amazing series showcasing the majestic 1,994-pipe Saint John's Seminary Chapel organ, renowned as one of the finest in the Archdiocese of Boston. Join us in celebrating the seminary's 140th Anniversary with four distinguished guest artists, as they perform thrilling and innovative programs, highlighting both classic and contemporary repertoire, and showcasing the breathtaking versatility of this historic instrument.


Gavin Klein

Gavin Klein serves as the Organ Scholar at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, class of 2026. Klein is a student of Dr. Ezequiel Menendez, following previous instruction received from C. Henry Mason and William Ness. Furthermore, his musical abilities encompass both harpsichord studies under the guidance of Dr. Johann Klopp, and piano instruction from Judith Ernst.

A native of Bolton, Massachusetts, Klein has served as organist to various religious congregations in Central Massachusetts and Boston. Notable positions include organist at St. Cyprian's Church in Boston, Massachusetts and for the Sisters of St. Benedict Center (MICM) in Still River, Massachusetts. Currently, Klein serves as organist at St. Bernard’s Church at Our Lady of Providence Parish in Worcester. He is also an active member of the Schola Cantorum at St. John’s Parish, Worcester, and regularly plays organ for the Trappist Monks at St. Joseph’s Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts.

In 2020, Klein assumed the role of Distinguished Artist-in-Residence at the Harvard Historical Society in Harvard, Massachusetts, a position he held until the commencement of his college studies. Notably, his involvement was instrumental in the preservation and disseminationof the historic George Stevens organ under the society's care. He also received two awards from the American Guild of Organists in 2018 and 2019.

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