…..in either the Main Church or Chantry Chapel
For promoting a musical offering at a time when the church is already open to the public the fee shall be no less than $2,500.00.
3 hours of rehearsal time at a time approved by the Program Staff of the Church.
A program of not more than one hour duration concluding in time for clean up and departure while the church is still open to the public.
One poster produced by Grace Church and placed in the sign case one week prior to the performance. Information for this poster must be received via email and ready to cut and paste into the poster three weeks prior to performance.
The Artist(s) must provide his/her own programs and publicity.
Should Admission be charged for a concert, it will include $5.00 donation per person that will be given to an appropriate charity in NYC such as God’s Love we deliver. The charity will be announced in the publicity of the concert and be determined by Grace Church. This will be paid after the concert when ticket sells are counted to Grace Church in addition to the rental fee.
There are no recording services available at the church. Artists must make their own arrangements for recordings. These must be communicated to the church and approved three weeks prior to performance with locations, requirements and timing of set up, break down included. It most likely will require an additional fee for staff time.
Should the Grand Piano in the Chantry, the Upright Piano in the Church or the Continuo Organ be used an additional $200.00 for piano tuning or $300.00 for organ tuning will be charged. Fees for touch up tuning of the large organ will be based on real costs of such tuning as required.
The costs for any projects exceeding this description will be determined once the needs of the project have been agreed to between the artist(s) and the church. This fee shall not be less than $5,000.00
Musical Organizations wishing to use the Grace Church Facility for their programs are invited to submit project proposals to the Music Office. Such programs will require a donation to cover expenses and to help with the maintenance of the fabric and musical instrument collection. The base fee is $500.00 that will be adjusted depending on requirements once the specifications of the project are determined, scheduled and accepted by the Program Staff of Grace Church.
The Fee is $125.00 per hour.
Once approved the time to be scheduled will be worked out with the Church office and approved by the Program Staff of the Church.
NYC AGO Open Console Time:
Each month on a designated Saturday Morning two to three hours of open console time will be available for members of the New York City Chapter of the American Guild of Organists to schedule without fee. The sessions will be in one hour blocks and scheduled on a first come, first serve basis.
Bach at Noon and The Weekend Organ Meditations:
Several dates each month are set aside for guest organists/artists to participate in the organ meditations played Tuesday through Sunday in the Church. The Bach at Noon programs are thirty minutes in length from 12:20 – 12:50 p.m. and are devoted to the repertoire of Johann Sebastian Bach. The Weekend programs feature diverse repertoire for the organ and last forty-five minutes. Should there be enough interest we would open up a Monday Bach at Noon devoted weekly to guest artists.
To begin the process of creating a musical project at Grace Church in New York please prepare a summary proposal of your project and send to attention: Patrick Allen , Organist and Master of Choristers