Covington Cathedral Concert Series

Frequently Asked Questions

The Cathedral Concert Series endeavors to present instrumental and
choral music from the rich tradition of Western Liturgy and
inspired classical music in a suitable visual and acoustic environment.

The Cathedral Concert Series and Restoration of the
Historic Matthias Schwab Organ are both made possible
Exclusively by charitable donations and efforts of volunteers.
Your generous financial support is essential for the continuance of the
Cathedral Concert Series and is gladly welcomed.

Donations are payable to the "Cathedral Concert Series"

Q. How do I get to the Cathedral?


The Cathedral is located at the corner of 12th & Madison Ave. in Covington, Ky.
Street Address: 1140 Madison Ave., Covington, KY 41011

A.  From I-71/75, take the 12th St./Pike St. EXIT from either direction.

B.  From Scott St.
, travel SOUTH to 11th ST.

Q. How much does it cost?

Cathedral Concert Series events are open to the public with no Admission Charge.
A Freewill Offering for all events is gladly accepted.
The Cathedral Concert Series and Schwab Organ Fund receive no assistance or supplement from
the Cathedral Parish or the Diocese of Covington.

The Cathedral Concert Series is sustained
solely by the generosity of financial support of the Public, and
by the valuable time donated by volunteers.

The suggested donation is $10.00 per adult.
An offering of any size is gratefully accepted.

Q. How long does a Concert usually last?

The average Concert length is 65-80 minutes.
Intermissions are avoided to facilitate flow of the music, and keep the overall timing attractive.

Q. How long has the Cathedral Concert Series been running?
Robert J. Schaffer and Rita Avram Schaffer founded the Cathedral Concert Series in 1975,
after the Historic Matthias Schwab Organ was re-dedicated in the Cathedral
and at the behest of friends and colleagues.

Q. I'm not Catholic?

The Cathedral Concert Series invites all people to hear and appreciate the Universal Language of Music. The public is welcome with no admission charge.

Q. How may I make a donation?

The Cathedral Concert Series welcomes your financial assistance to aid in its continuance,
in the upcoming restoration of the Historic Matthias Schwab Organ, and coverage of expenses.
Please make your tax-deductible check payable to the "Cathedral Concert Series".
For specific donations to the Schwab Organ Restoration, make payable to the
"Schwab Organ Fund" (non-profit)

Mail to:
Greg Schaffer
P.O. Box 15633
Covington KY, 41015-0633

Q. Ask us any question you may have about the Cathedral Concert Series.