Since so many people are involved from so many places,
Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, 13th and Broadway. Map of campus with photos: http://www.cres.org/pubs/ghtc.htm -- below are additional photos for those unfamiliar with our hosting facility.
The chancel is in the east, so the font is on the north side of the front of the nave and the pulpit on the south.
The photos below are large. To skip them and continue to the next planning item, click here: 2. Staging
PULPIT SIDE WITH SIDE CHAPEL SEEN THROUGH BOTH OPENINGS
WILLIAM BAKER SINGERS EVENING PERFORMANCE
Another musical presentation at the nave front
"MESSIAH" SING-ALONG (wide-angle lens) showing THE
BACK CROSS AISLE (more rows of pews behind (west of) the singers in red).
The door from the Tower is near the bottom left.
CANDLE-LIT ENVIRONMENT FOR SMALL ORCHESTRA PERFORMANCE
|2. POSSIBLE STAGING
Candles (7-branch candelabras, menorahs) to signify Presentation of Jesus in the Jewish Temple) the illumined in the chancel and in the windows. House lights dimmer control available. The Star if possible. Incense from Mt Hiei (Enryaku-ji Buddhist Temple). Hindu Divali 5-wick 2-foot brass lamp.
A pail of water to douse, and a blanket to smother, fire.
Where will GHTC candles for blessing be? on the Holy Table?
Disarm alarms in display room for St John Bible.
Disarm smoke alarms for incense. Rearm afterwards.
For the performance:
The Dean begins the hour with his welcome, perhaps
from the floor at the front of the nave, with a mike.
|3. POSSIBLE PROGRAM SEQUENCE
TICKET TABLE (see 6 below)
WELCOME by the Dean
PROCESSION with Beau
LIGHTING AND BLESSING OF CANDLES
As our light illumines one another,
O LIGHT INVISIBLE, too great for mortal vision,
ASPERGES with Waters of the
ANNOUNCEMENTS (by Vern?)
VERY SHORT CONVERSATION at P in the photos above, with Vern Barnet using headset mike asking Becky about How to listen to Wm Byrd's Mass asking Matt Schwader (headset) about the English/Shaklespearean sonnet and Beau (floor mike) about Instumental music in Shakepeare's time. [final mike decisions awaiting help from Cathedral staff.]
Sonnet 1 Vern introduces / Matt
Sonnet 11 Vern introduces / Matt
Sonnet 45 Vern introduces / Matt
Sonnet 84 Vern introduces / Matt
Sonnet 88 Vern introduces / Matt
Sonnet 136 Vern introduces / Matt
Sonnet 142 Vern introduces / Matt
Sonnet 154 Vern introduces / Matt
Farewells -- performers happy to receive greetings at back of nave following the
RECESSIONAL with Beau (5) playing
|4. Printed Program details
The Cathedral will print color programs including color with Presentation window image. Gospel ecky will review the material about the Byrd Mass (500 words), ready Jan 21. Peter review material on Candlemas-Presentation (250-500). Vern will draft and consult with Julie on final text and formatting. Notes include about the Byrd Mass, the Gospel (Luke 2:23-24 or Luke:23-32, Peter decide).
Instructions on lighting and extinguishing candles held by the audience.
Explanation of Waters of the World as a KC Interfaith pledge and note of GHTC in 2002 - CBS
For their substantial help in making this Candlemas observance, thanks to the clergy, staff, and volunteers of Grace and Holy Tinity Cathedral, with its long and significant eucumenical and interfaith heritage. For their generous advance sponsorships, we thank:
Note about GKCIC
André's Confiserie Suisse
Tivoli slide before each movie.
Ticketing is on-line using PayPal with Jamie monitoring purchases and contributions. No one turned away regardless of ability to contribute. Ticketing means placed on reservation list.
At the event, we need three people (1) to check in those who made reservations, (2) take money from walk-ins, (3) help the other two and pass out programs, candles, etc. Geneva Blackmer has volunteered.
TICKETING TABLE in Tower or just inside nave
Musicians and actor
AIM: To finance the performance from advance contributions
with receipts from ticket sales to thank the host facility, the performers
and, contract help.