Over her career, Jenny has played an eclectic mix of instruments ranging from the iconic Hammond B-3 jazz organ to Casavant Freres - 3000+ pipe organ. She has performed as a soloist throughout Canada and the United States and eagerly shares the stage with other world class musicians, choirs and her organist colleagues. It is Jenny's passion to make the organ a valued and accepted musical instrument in our mainstream society. Founded by Jenny, organWORX will allow our oceanside communities of Vancouver Island to listen to some of the world's finest organists in concert as well as share the stage in exciting concert with other musicians! Truly, extraordinary music is beginning here!
Ms. Vincent is a superb artist who knows how to communicate with her audiences and how to make music of the highest quality. She is one of Canada's finest organists!
James David Christie
Professor of Organ
Oberlin Conservatory of Music
Organist of the Boston Symphony
"Jenny Vincent is a gifted organist with skill and dedication, who brings music to sparkling life. Sharing a concert series with her, presenting the complete organ works of Bach was an inspiring experience."
Christ Church Cathedral
"Jenny is a true collaborator - confident and open-minded. She has brilliant technique and is always musical, making our recent RCCO performance (2015) a huge success. "
Dr. Elroy Duane Friesen
Vancouver Island's newest professional choir will join Jenny for a spectacular afternoon of choral work - Durufle Requiem and new compositions by Canadian composer Timothy Corlis , Leonard Enns,and - conducted by Dr. Elroy Friessen
Our journey through the cosmos will continue with CBC's science journalist and host of the wildly popular, CBC radio program, Quirks and Quarks, Bob McDonald with our own Jenny Vincent on the organ! Tickets soon on sale for this April 28th concert at First Metropolitan United Church in Victoria! Stay tuned for further details!
30.00 per ticket
Sunday May27th 2018 2:30pm Knox United Church Parksville BC
The first of three planned concerts for next season will feature internationally acclaimed organist Isabelle Demers. Appearing at Knox United on October 6th - 2018. Further details to be posted here in the coming weeks!
organWORX: Organ and Choir
Sunday May 27, 2:00 p.m. - Knox in Parksville
The organWORX concert series finishes its 2017-2018 season with the beautiful Durufle Requiem featuring the Schooner Cove Singers.
Dr. Elroy Friesen conducts this newly founded choir consisting of some of the best choral singers from Vancouver Island. Jenny Vincent, founder of organWORX, is the choir's accompanist.
The Requiem was first published in France in 1948. Composed by Marcel Durufle (1902-1986), the work suggests an air of peace and rest in a subdued, impressionistic style. Gregorian chants flow throughout the work.
The remainder of the program highlights pieces by Canadian composers Timothy Corlis, Leonard Enns and Stephanie Martin.
Drop by any of the following locations to purchase tickets to this great concert!
102 280 E Island Hwy, Parksville, BC - 250.248.1193
130 2 Ave, Qualicum Beach - 250.752.9722
Limited tickets available at the Knox United Church office - 345 Pym Street - Parksville, BC.
Office Hrs. Monday to Friday, 9 -12 am - 1-3 pm or call 250.248.3927.
Hungry for some great music? Join us over the noon hour for some great noon hour performances of organ, or maybe organ and musical friends. We'll have coffee and tea, and of course a cookie to finish things off in fine style!
Concert starts at 12:15 - coffee & tea ready at 11:45!
Our next noon hour concert will feature organWORX artistic director - Jenny Vincent! Acclaimed as one of Canada's finest organists, Jenny shall be presenting another wonderful concert on the King of instruments as only she can! Free will offering will be accepted at the door with thanks.
Check in with us in a few days for information about the next noon hour lunch. It'll be a great way to spend the lunch time for sure!
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All our performances are located at Parksville's premiere performing space - KNOX UNITED CHURCH! Located at 345 Pym Street in Parksville, BC, it's reputation as a concert venue is second to none and is known throughout British Columbia. It is home to our wonderful Rogers Artist 599 organ.
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Quirks and Quarks’ Bob McDonald featured in first performance of organ series
Listen to Jenny Vincent - organWORX artistic director's interview on Vancouver CBC radio's popular morning show with host Sheryl MacKay!
OrganWORX to feature unlikely duet with harpist
Janelle Nadeau, Jenny Vincent hope to get audience in Parksville hooked on instruments’ versatility. For their upcoming concert at Knox United Church on Sunday, Jan. 14, their shared mission is to get the audience hooked on both the harp and the organ.