"Food for thought" in celebration of community life in the beautiful Hudson River Valley town of Beacon, NY
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Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Beacon Bits -- Music for the Soul
Art in the Sanctuary
Andrew’s Episcopal Church-15 South Avenue-Beacon
One block south of Bank
Square and Beacon Visitor’s Center,
next to the fire station.
*suggested donation for the Food Pantry -- bring a boxed cake mix or bag of stuffing
Br. Josép Martínez-Cubero, OHC- tenor
With Maximillian Esmus- pianist
music by Beethoven, Quilter, Barber, Álvarez, Fauré, Loesser, Schwartz, Carnelia, hymns and spirituals
Br. Josép Martínez-Cubero is a Benedictine monk in the Order of the Holy Cross, an international Anglican (Episcopal) monastic order. He lives at Holy Cross Monastery in West Park, NY where he serves as the choirmaster, leads retreats, prepares the rotas, and is in charge of music. A tenor, voice teacher, and theatre director, Br. Josép sings regularly with Kairos: A Consort of Singers, teaches private voice lessons at the monastery by appointment, and is available as a director of theatrical events, and as a vocal soloist. Before entering the Order of the Holy Cross, Br. Josép lived in Manhattan for 19 years where he worked as a voice teacher, and theatre director. He founded The Pied Piper Children’s Theatre in 1999 and its adult wing, Delphi Theatre in 2003 at Holy Trinity Church, Inwood in New York City, and served as the Executive and Artistic Director of the organization until his entrance in the order in August 2014. A native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Br. Josép has performed in operas, oratorios, musical theatre, concerts, recitals, cabarets, and theatrical plays throughout the United States.