December 15, 2009
Diane Bish, renowned organ virtuoso and host of The Joy of Music television series, to play solo organ recital at Stella Maris Church on Sunday, January 17, at 5:00 p.m.
Diane Bish has displayed her dazzling virtuosity and unique showmanship the world over. Critics have hailed her performances as stunning, virtuoso, fiery, and astonishing. Through numerous recordings, concerts and weekly television appearances, Diane Bish is the most visible organist in the world today. Miss Bish is best known as the host of the international television series, The Joy of Music. The program is available to over 300 million viewers weekly and features Miss Bish playing famous organs in solo and with other classical musicians in cathedrals, churches and concert halls around the world. The Joy of Music is broadcast on several cable networks such as Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), … Read More »
December 11, 2009
Dear Friends of the Ward Theatre,
In December 1912, a beacon of light, hope and dreams was born. There in the center of Jamaica's growing downtown metropolis was erected what would become the symbol of a country's cultural heritage. This is the story of the magnificent Ward Theatre. Unmatched in its architectural elegance and near perfect acoustical construction, the Ward Theatre represents the consummate symbol of Jamaica's rich cultural heritage. Step inside this rather imposing structure for five minutes and you too will find it difficult not to be transported back to a time when the Ward Theatre played host to the greatest talents from around the world; while also being the home of Jamaica's most outstanding talent. From the world famous Sir Willard White to the luminous Louise Bennett, from the comedic genius of Gilbert and Sullivan to the ever graceful movements of our very own dance prodigy - Garth Fagan, the Ward Theatre w… Read More »