Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church
United by a shared faith in a loving God
Joel Harder, Marie Te Hapuku, Ta'u Pupu'a after the concert
Many thanks to the members and guest artists who performed in our Annual Christmas Music Concert. Everyone did a wonderful job - audience members could not stop talking about how well everyone did and how much fun they had.
We had Choir selections, Trios, Duets, Solos plus a very fun reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas", along with visual aids! We also enjoyed a Christmas medley of favorites sung by the performers and the audience!
A fun, warm evening. We hope you can come next year!
Our Benefit Concert "An Evening of Opera", with Ta'u Pupu'a, Tenor; Marie Te Hapuku, Soprano; and Joel Harder, Piano, was held on Saturday, September 10th and was a great success! Even though it was the hottest day of the year - we had a great crowd and heard some truly gorgeous singing and playing. Here is the final selection: the Turiddu and Santuzza duet from Cavalleria Rusticana:
CONGRATULATIONS to our Co-Music Director, Yoon Jae Lee
for his very successful final concert of the season of his orchestra, "Ensemble 212". Bravo, Yoon Jae! And watch for the announcement regarding the coming season. Coming soon!
Our friend, handyman and assistant sexton of the past decade, Theophilus (Theo) Martin, passed away this August 2017.
A friend to all who met him, Theo was a fixture in the Amsterdam Houses neighborhood. He was an active member of The Church of St. Paul the Apostle at West 59th Street, where he headed the youth who assisted at services, and volunteered for the outreach dinners, which were open to all to attend and be nourished.
He loved fishing, biking, and music. Theo often had his youth volunteers from St. Paul’s work alongside him, as they helped with many events and special congregational projects at GSF. He never met a building problem that he would not try to fix. Our many space sharing, concert, event and program participants liked and respected him.
We will miss his sly wit, smile and good nature, and the stories he loved to tell. Everyone at GSF is thankful that he shared his life and talents with us. He will be missed.
Ensemble 212, giving its final concert of the season at GSF!
Theophilus (Theo) Martin