Beautiful Music in a Beautiful Church
This year we continue the Stella Concert Series! With the mission of Celebrating Music, Making Community, the Stella Series offers free concerts and musical events open to all in the visually and acoustically beautiful Star of the Sea Church, and this year, also St. John the Evangelist.
St. John's is where we begin this season, with a new family-friendly event: Silent Movie Night (Oct 11), where classic comedies from the silent film era are screened alongside live improvised accompaniment.
We return to St Mary's for a special benefit concert offered by the Catholic Collaborative of Methuen (Nov 18), and our own Winter Sacred Choral Conert (Dec 2), featuring Saint-Saen's Oratorio de Noel and Bach's Cantata 63.
Lessons & Carols are back (Dec 18), as is Sing in the New Year (Dec 31) and our Mardi Gras Jazz Brunch (Feb 26). In the spring we welcome a new group of performers, the New England Chamber Players (Mar 12) and conclude with the return of Music & Mary, celebrating the centennial of the visions at Fatima (Apr 23)
If you'd like to help support our series, you can find out how on the right hand side of this page =>
I'll see you at the concerts!
Patrick Valentino, Music Director
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The aim of this concert series is to give enjoyment to our community and showcase fabulous musicians. Please consider purchasing an ad in our program; your ad will appear in each program. Underwriting a concert is also possible.
For local businesses:
For your donation we will provide you ad space in each program for the whole season. Let your business be seen by the whole community, support a good cause, and let everyone know you arean advocate for these great community events. We can even help design your ad for you! See the adspace guide below.
Anyone can help support our concert series - for a donation as small as $10 you will receive a line either on our Honors or Memorial pages in the program. Your personalized message will appear in every program for the whole year! The Honors page is for special acknowledgement of the acheivement of a great student, athlete, friend...whoever you like! The Memorial page will respectfully acknowledge friends and family members who we've lost.
For information on any type of donation please email
Patrick Valentino at StMaryMusic@BeverlyCatholic.com
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