All are welcome to attend public recitals and classes. For ticket and additional information, please contact Andrew Scanlon. Guest artists and masterclasses are often presented in collaboration with East Carolina Musical Arts Education Foundation (www.opus126.com), St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, and the East Carolina Chapter American Guild of Organists. We thank our partners for helping bring these stellar events to Greenville. Events are held in St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (401 East 4th Street, Greenville, NC) unless otherwise noted.
2014-2015 Concerts and Masterclasses:
Guest Artist: Dr. Christopher Marks
Concert: Friday, September 26, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Music by J.S. Bach and Joseph Jongen, along with a truly fascinating offering of rarely-heard masterworks. Marks is a native of Greenville, North Carolina, and currently the Professor of Organ at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
Lecture on the Organ Music of Seth Bingham: Date and time TBA. Contact Prof. Scanlon for details.
Visiting Artist: Dr. Ann Labounsky
Week of October 20, 2014
Dr. Labounsky will teach lessons and masterclasses for ECU Organ Students
Organ Spooktacular: Our annual, family friendly Halloween concert. Date/time TBA
Silent Film and Organ Improvisation: David Briggs
Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Former organist of Gloucester Cathedral (U.K.), David Briggs is among the most important British exponents of the art of improvisation to have lived, his legendary skill not only delighting audiences the world over but inspiring the rising generation of organists to pursue the art seriously. David returns to play the wonderful Greenville Fisk for his improvised accompaniment to John Barrymore's scintillating 'Dr Jeykll and Mr Hyde'. This concert is expected to sell-out—so buy your tickets early!
The Ninth Annual Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance
March 20-21, 2015-- Details are to be found here
Guest Artist: Dr. Mickey Thomas Terry
Masterclass for ECU Organ Students: Week of March 16, 2015
Concert: Friday, March 20, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Competition: Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 12:30 p.m.
Mickey Thomas Terry is a native of Greenville, North Carolina, and a graduate of East Carolina University. He is a critically-acclaimed concert organist who has concertized throughout the United States and the Caribbean, and has been broadcast several times on Public Radio International’s Pipedreams. Dr. Terry has taught on the faculties of both Georgetown and Howard Universities. He will perform music by Bach, Vierne, Dupré, as well as African-American composers.