Rapp, Dr. Stephen

Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Bronx, New York City; St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York City

Stephen is the Director of Music at the Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Bronx, New York City, Stephen is also Assistant Organist of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City where he can be heard six days a week on Sirius XM radio.

Stephen Rapp holds a Bachelor of Music degree and Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music and the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the Yale University School of Music with certificates from the Institute of Sacred Music. He has done further study at the Hochschule fűr Musik in Cologne, Germany and at the North German Organ Academy.

Stephen has been on panels for the Fulbright Selection Committee in organ and harpsichord, the Cameron Johnson Organ Competition and American Guild of Organists’ competitions, including the recorded round for the 2012 NYACOP. We are pleased that he is one of the judges for the chapter's M. Louise Miller - Paul E. Knox Scholarship Competition.

Solo appearances this season include Bach harpsichord concertos and Handel organ concertos, as well as continuo performances with the American Classical Orchestra, Early Music New York, Parthenia Viol Consort and the New Haven Symphony Orchestra. Stephen is also a member of baroque period instrument chamber groups Ensemble BREVE and Uhrovska.

Among his international appearances Stephen has performed as harpsichord and organ soloist at the Chiquitos Early Music Festival in Bolivia. In recent seasons he has played with the Connecticut Early Music Festival Orchestra, Orchestra New England and ARTEK.

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October

21
04:00 pm | October 21
17th Annual Pipescreams Concert - Halloween Musical Extravaganza

RESERVE TICKETS ON THIS WEBSITE - The premiere unforgettable, family-friendly Halloween extravaganza.
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November

03
10:00 am | November 03
Service Exam Workshop Series

The Greater Bridgeport Chapter is pleased to offer ongoing workshops to help AGO members to prepare for taking the American Guild of Organists Service Playing Certificate. The small group class will be taught by Bridgeport chapter member, organist, Jay Lindsay and will address the various requirements for the exam.
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January

06
04:30 pm | January 06
Annual Epiphany Party 2019

What would it be without an annual Greater Bridgeport AGO social event? Join us for lots to eat, a chance to play and sing with fellow colleagues and toast the new year. Executive meeting starts at 3:30 pm - RSVP required.
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May

31
06:00 pm | May 31
Scholarship Winner Recital & Annual Dinner 2019

We are thrilled to have GBAGO scholarship winner Jeremy Paul Jelinek (Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Washington, DC) join us for this wonderful year-end social gathering at the historic First Congregational Church, Fairfield - RSVP for scrumptious catered dinner to Carole Fanslow fanslow@juno.com by Monday, May 27.
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