In Other News…

Pianist Yukiko Sekino will give a solo piano recital at the First Parish in Lexington on Sunday, June 11th, at 2pm.  Works will include Chopin’s Etudes, Op. 25, Copland’s Piano Variations, preludes by David Rakowski, and sonatas by Scarlatti.  Yukino plays piano for First Parish worship services in the summer. The Gold Medalist of the 2006 International Russian Music Piano Competition and a winner of the S&R Foundation’s Washington Award, she has performed as a soloist and a chamber musician in the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. Currently, she is piano faculty at the New England Conservatory’s Preparatory School and School of Continuing Education, and an Affiliate Artist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Suggested Donation: $10.


Austin Burns is pleased to announce that he will be offering voice lessons over the summer for any interested students. Austin is a member of the choir here at First Parish and he teaches professionally in 3 different schools in the Greater Boston area. Austin has a Master’s degree in vocal performance from New England Conservatory and a Bachelor’s degree in composition from LaGrange College. For any questions please contact Austin Burns at


Peter Boullata is recovering very well from his surgery.  Cards may be sent to him at this address:

Peter Boullata
233 Humbercrest Blvd
Toronto ON M6S 4L5