The arts are recovering from COVID!  I'm happy that my performance calendar is filling up again, and I'm loving sharing music both in-person and online. Because the COVID-19 situation is still in flux in many places, please check back here frequently.  I will make every endeavor to keep this calendar page updated as concert plans are made and re-made.  Stay safe, everyone! 

Aug11

Solo organ concert: "Making Space"

Sinsinawa Mound Center, 585 County Rd Z, Sinsinawa, WI 53824

Rescheduled from summer 2020, I'm so glad to be able to perform in the beautiful retreat setting of Sinsinawa Mound retreat center's chapel. This event will be presented both in-person and live-streamed at http://www.sinsinawa.org/live. Admission is FREE.

The program title is "Making Space." Let's be inspired to make space for divine inspiration as we hear this pipe organ's many musical voices in community, singing music from diverse times, people, and places.

Planned repertoire:

JEHAN ALAIN (1911-1940): Postlude pour l'Office de Complies (Postlude for the Office of Compline

FRANÇOIS COUPERIN (1668-1733): Offertoire sur les Grands Jeux, from Messe pour les Convents

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685-1750): Prelude and Fugue in G Major, BWV 541

J.S. BACH: Christus, der uns Seelig macht (Christ, who makes us holy), BWV 747

J.S. BACH: Fugue in E-flat Major ("St. Anne"), BWV 552b

HERBERT HOWELLS (1892-1983): Psalm-Prelude, Op. 32, No. 2 (Psalm 37:11: "... the meek-spirited shall possess the earth, and be refreshed in the multitude of peace.")

RALPH SIMPSON (b. 1933): King of Kings

MAURICE DURUFLÉ (1902-1986): Sicilienne and Toccata from Suite pour Orgue, Op. 5

Aug22

French Organ Music Festival IX

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Online and in-person: Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 416 W 12th St, Kansas City, MO 64105

Open to the public - $10 suggested donation.

I'm honored to again play the closing segment on this year's French Organ Music Festival! Co-sponsored by the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and the Greater Kansas City chapter of the American Guild of Organists, this annual event celebrates music by French composers. The motto is, "Reste comme tu veux, pars quand il te” ("Stay as you wish, leave if you must." Come enjoy the entire afternoon with me! Talented colleagues will play half-hour segments beginning at 2pm. I'll conclude the Festival at 4:30pm with a performance of the dramatic and exciting Suite pour Orgue, Op. 5, by Maurice Duruflé.

Sep11

Solo organ concert

St. Cornelius' Episcopal Church, 200 W Spruce St, Dodge City, KS 67801

I played the dedicatory concert at St. Cornelius, and this Western Kansas girl has been delighted to return to Dodge City each year since then to continue to celebrate this unique gem of a pipe organ, built by Casavant Frères! Repertoire and concert start time will be posted as soon as they've been determined. Check back here soon!

Sep26

Solo organ concert: "Celebration!"

St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, 15353 Pacific St, Omaha, NE 68514

Admission is FREE.

I'm honored to be chosen to play the inaugural recital at the new pipe organ designed by Casavant Frères for the beautiful new St. Wenceslaus church. The program, titled "Celebration," will explore the community of diverse musical that is a pipe organ, and so encourage us all to make space for divine inspiration in our lives.

Planned repertoire:

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685-1750), transcr. Virgil Fox: Nun danket alle Gott (Now Thank We All Our God), from Cantata 79

J.S. BACH: Jesu, bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring), BWV 147

J.S. BACH: Fugue in G Major ("à la Gigue"), BWV 577

JEREMIAH CLARKE (c. 1674-1707): Trumpet Voluntary (Prince of Denmark's March)

Congregational Hymn: Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee

SAMUEL BARBER (1910-1981), transcr. William Strickland: Adagio for Strings

CHARLES GOUNOD (1818-1893): Funeral March of a Marionette

CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS (1835-1921): The Cuckoo in the Deep Woods, from Carnival of the Animals

LOUIS VIERNE (1870-1937): Carillon de Westminster