SHERIDAN — St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will host renowned organist Samuel Carabetta in concert Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Carabetta is an organist and choirmaster from Saint John’s Episcopal Church in the Georgetown Parish in Washington, D.C.
Carabetta has association with the Washington Performing Arts Society, one of America’s leading nonprofit, multi-disciplinary presenting organizations. In this capacity, he coordinated the development and launching of WPAS, Music in the Country in Middleburg, Virginia, which provides additional performance opportunities for young artists who appear at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington.
The proceeds for this concert, the cost of which is a suggested donation of $15, will benefit the Foundation for Freedom and Reconciliation in the Middle East.
The FFRME was started by Canon Andrew White, the Episcopal priest of St. George in Bagdad. His foundation works to help relocate displaced Iraqi Christians resettle in Jordan and Turkey. The proceeds go to food, clothing, medical care and basic needs for the displaced refugees.
For additional information, call St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at 674-7655.
The church is located at 1 S. Tschirgi St.