Reminder: October 19, 2008 – Service of Sung Morning Prayer with Peter Lea-Cox, Guest Organist and Conductor

St. Mary’s will welcome Peter Lea-Cox, English organist, composer and conductor, to the 10AM. service on Sunday, October 19. He will lead the St. Mary’s Choir and congregation in a Service of Sung Morning Prayer featuring music of Ralph Vaughan Williams. Peter Lea-Cox has visited St. Mary’s on three other occasions in recent years to lead Evensong, conduct a Bach cantata, and celebrate Palm Sunday with music by Buxtehude. Currently Mr. Lea-Cox directs the Lecosaldi Ensemble of London, a group of professional singers aind instrumentalists. The Ensemble specializes in 18th-century music, but also performs works from all musical periods. Formerly Mr. Lea-Cox was on the administrative and teaching staff of the Royal Academy of Music in London, and the Cantor at the Lutheran Church of St. Anne and St. Agnes, also in London.

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