Music Study Club presents organ recital

first_imgLatest Stories Book Nook to reopen Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day You Might Like MOBILE SCIENCE Photo by Robbyn Brooks | Students at Banks Middle School were able to hold and touch different sea creatures Thursday… read more Email the author Next Up“‘God of Grace’ became one of my favorite hymns in my adult life,” Crapps said. “The music is strong and worshipful and the text means a lot to me as well.”Other recital selections will include “Voluntary” by William Celby; three selections from a collection by Healey Willan, “If Thou Will Suffer God to Guide” by J.S. Bach and “Now Thank We All Our God” by J.S. Bach, arranged by Virgil Fox.Crapps, who grew up in Birmingham, began playing the piano as a child and learned to play the organ in college. After college, she began to play in various churches where she lived. Music Study Club presents organ recital Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… By The Penny Hoarder The Troy Music Study Club will present an organ recital by Lyra Crapps at 7:30 Monday night in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church in Troy. The public is invited to attend the Club’s November musical presentation.Crapps retired as the FUMC organist after 15 years but said that she still appreciates the opportunity to play. “It’s a blessing,” she said.For the recital, Crapps will play one of her favorite hymns, “God of Grace and God of Glory,” John Hughes and arranged by Paul Manz.center_img By Jaine Treadwell “It meant a lot to me to share in the worship services and in recitals,” Crapps said. “I’ve always liked classical organ as well as the hymns of the church.”Crapps and her husband, Don, lived in several places before calling Troy home.“We lived in Orange Park, Florida; Tigerville, South Carolina and Jonesboro, Georgia and in Troy twice,” Crapps said. “We lived Troy from 1958 to 1970 and here is where I began teaching piano lessons. Each place that we lived, I taught piano, organ and music theory and played in various churches.“When we retired in 1994, we moved back to Troy and I taught private lessons that included Troy University as well.” Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Sponsored Content Crapps stopped short of saying, which she preferred, the piano or the organ.“They are different,” she said. “To play the organ you must be able to play legato to make the music smooth. You don’t pick your hands up so you can achieve a sustaining tone. And, too, the pedals are notes. You are playing with your hands and feet.”Jerry Spann, Troy Music Study Club, said Crapps is a fabulous musician and the TMSC is proud and honored to have her as its featured guest musician.“We invite everyone to attend Lyra’s recital and to join us for a reception following the recital,” Spann said. “It will be a wonderful evening of music and fellowship.” Print Article Published 6:26 pm Friday, November 15, 2013 Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more