Vincent Boucher appointed titular organist at Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal

In Industry News by tfwm

L'ORATOIRE SAINT-JOSEPH DU MONT-ROYAL - Vincent BoucherThe management of Saint Joseph’s Oratory is pleased to announce the nomination of Mr. Vincent Boucher as titular organist at Saint Joseph’s Oratory of Mount Royal. Mr. Boucher, who has collaborated with the music department at the Oratory since 2013, will take up his new position on February 1st, 2015.

Mr. Boucher will be playing on both of the sanctuary’s organs, including the newly restored Beckerath instrument boasting 78 stops and 5,811 pipes on five keyboards, making it the largest purely mechanical-action organ in the country. He will also hold the position of Artistic Director, carrying on the great tradition of Sunday organ concerts, now in its 55th season.

His inaugural concert will take place on April 19, 2015 at 3:30 pm.

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Bayside Church Installs LUMINEX Switches, Node and Hubs to Create Single Network Backbone for Growing AV Needs

In Install News by tfwm

luminexBayside Church in Granite Bay, California has upgraded its AV system with a complement of equipment from LUMINEX Network Intelligence consisting of two GigaCore 12 managed Gigabit Ethernet switches, an 8-port Ethernet-to-DMX node and three DMX 10-port hubs.

Sacramento-based integrator Dave’s World Lighting & Scenic Designs selected the LUMINEX equipment, which was obtained from BP Productions in West Sacramento.  Dave Carr, who heads Dave’s World Designs, installed the original AV system for the church about ten years ago and added its first network-based lighting system a year later.

The Biblically-based Bayside Church draws some 10,000 worshippers to its six weekend services.  The sanctuary holds about 2,400 people in a multi-purpose space with retractable seating and a stage, which can be partially removed to open up the floor.  Two 12×22-foot front projection screens, displaying IMAG, song lyrics, video and PowerPoint, are also movable.

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