School of Music

Organ Performance & Sacred Music Studies

Events Overview

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 (, 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.

2015-2016 Concerts and Masterclasses:


Faculty Organ Recital: Andrew Scanlon

Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
The opening concert of the 2015-16 school year continues the year-long celebration of the 10th Anniversary Year for the C.B. Fisk, opus 126 organ, and marks the inauguration of a new Voix humaine stop. Prof. Scanlon's program will include music by Bruhns, Hindemith, Couperin, Franck and Walton.

Organ "Spooktacular"

Co-sponsored by the East Carolina Chapter, American Guild of Organists
Friday, October 30, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.
With an early start-time, this concert is especially appropriate for children and families! Performed by ECU organ
students, this is a fun, inter-generational Halloween event, the concert is open to all;and remember: come in costume!


Organ Recital: Janette Fishell

Friday, November 6, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Our community is honored to present former organ faculty member Dr. Janette Fishell in concert on the official 10th Anniversary of the dedication of the Perkins and Wells Memorial Organ. Dr. Fishell was the organ professor at ECU for 19 years, and currently serves as chair of the organ program at Indiana University. Join us for a memorable reunion and an evening of brilliant organ playing!

Workshop and Masterclass with Dr. Janette Fishel

Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.St. Paul's Episcopal Church
For more information, or if you wish to participate, please contact Prof. Scanlon


Organ Improvisation Workshop with Dorothy Papadakos

Friday, January 23, 2016
Renowned improvisor and former organist of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York, ECU is pleased to welcome back Dorothy Papadakos. This event is open to all keyboard players in the school of music. For more information, or if you wish to participate, please contact Prof. Scanlon


Organ Recital: Paul Weber (Louisville, KY)

Friday, February 26, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
In conjunction with ECU's Tenth Annual Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance, Dr. Paul Weber will perform music by Rheinberger and Vierne on the Fisk organ. Dr. Weber, an organist, conductor and composer based in Louisville, holds a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from Yale University and is currently the Director of Sacred Music at St. Martin of Tours Parish. He was previously Professor of Music at Franciscan University.