Pipe Organ

/Pipe Organ

Summer Organ Recital at St. Paul’s Cathedral

Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 4 pm at St. Paul Cathedral, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Zvonimir Nagy (organ) and Edward Kocher (trombone) of Duquesne University. Beckerath Organ (restored by Taylor & Boody) The recital features organ and trombone repertoire inspired by prayer and meditation. Music can help us apperceive the sense of our inner being as well [...]

By | 2016-10-29T10:43:03+00:00 August 14th, 2012|blog, composition, New Music, News, Organ, performance, Pipe Organ, Pittsburgh, Premiere, Recordings - Improvisation, Spirituality|Comments Off on Summer Organ Recital at St. Paul’s Cathedral

Community Outreach Organ Concerts

This fall I will embark on a series of community outreach organ recitals in the Pittsburgh and Chicago area. The hour-long recitals will feature organ repertoire inspired by prayer, meditation, and reflection. I believe that music can help us apperceive the sense of our inner being as well as encounter the divine in some beautifully [...]

By | 2016-10-29T10:43:04+00:00 August 5th, 2012|blog, Chicago, composition, News, performance, Pipe Organ, Pittsburgh, Recordings - Improvisation, Spirituality|Comments Off on Community Outreach Organ Concerts

Like a Rose Featured at New Voices

The 2012 edition of New Voices @ CUA, 2nd annual festival of new music will take place next weekend, January 20 and 21, 2012 at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. This is an invitation to everyone to attend this exciting two day festival of new vocal music. A more complete concert schedule [...]

By | 2016-10-29T10:43:04+00:00 January 14th, 2012|blog, composition, New Music, News, performance, Pipe Organ, Spirituality|1 Comment

Nocturnes Messianesques

Last fall, on a rainy Saturday evening, I had a unique opportunity to play the Messiaen's venerable pipe organ at La Trinité in Paris. It was not only touching the very keys that Messiaen played that made the experience rather surreal, but hearing the enveloping sound resonating from the instrument into the space that had [...]

By | 2016-10-29T10:43:05+00:00 November 13th, 2011|blog, News, performance, Pipe Organ, Recordings - Improvisation, Spirituality|Comments Off on Nocturnes Messianesques