Friends of Music at St. Luke

The Friends of Music at St. Luke
 Promoting excellence in liturgical and concert music at St. Luke Lutheran Church in Ithaca, NY, including the use of the Juget-Sinclair French Romantic Organ

Friday, June 16, at 7:30 pm
Syracuse Schola Cantorum: 
Renaissance polyphonic settings of the Medieval chant Salve regina, by Ockeghem, de la Rue, Morales, Lasso, Victoria, Charpentier, Byrd, and Tye. The Salve regina (Hail Holy Queen) is the Marian antiphon traditionally sung during summer and fall at the close of Compline - Completion, or Night Prayer - the last church service of the Christian liturgical day.

Friday, July 14    7:00 p.m.
Bastille Day Concert
Several local organists team up to celebrate France's national holiday with music of France and beyond!


+ 2016-17 Season +

Download the Dedication Festival Brochure at the right.
October 30 Reformation Vespers with organ music of Bach
January 22 Widor and Opera Recital by Jeff Snedeker
February 26 French music by the Ithaca College organ studio
March 12 Recital by Thomas Dressler (Bach, Alain, Pärt, and others)
March 26 cello and organ recital by Annabeth Shirley and Anna Steppler

We are working on the 2017-18 season and will post details this summer!


The Friends of Music at St. Luke welcome your support.  Donations in any amount may be left in the offering plates at the events, or sent to the church at any time.  Checks should be made out to St. Luke Lutheran Church, with FMSL in the memo line.  We are at 109 Oak Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14850.

In addition, we welcome gifts that we can acknowledge in print programs and the website, we just need your name and permission to do so.  Simply be in touch with music director Erik Kibelsbeck at or 607 725-1334. 

Friends of Music at St. Luke Board of Directors
Barbara Adler
Robin Booth
Betta Hedlund
Erik Kibelsbeck
Jack Muckstadt
Jeffrey Snedeker
Judy Tennant