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Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois, announces organ recitals, third Sunday of the month at 3 p.m.: September 20, Stan Jones;October 18, Andrea... more
Bryan Dunnewald has released the premiere recording of the 2014 Kegg Pipe Organ Builders organ at Bryn Athyn Cathedral, Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania. (... more
Kent Tritle will perform organ recitals: September 15–16, (with choral workshop), Stetson University, Deland, Florida;9/29, First United Methodist... more
Dennis Janzer was appointed organist-choirmaster of St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral of Memphis, Tennessee, this past January. In celebration of... more
Carol Williams has released a new CD of her own works, Just Carol—Compositions, which features music composed for organ, various instruments with... more
Ronald Ebrecht presents his traditional annual recital, “Bach to School,” at Wesleyan University’s Memorial Chapel on September 11 in Middletown,... more
Henry L. “Hank” Hokans, 84, of Ogunquit, Maine, died June 2. Born and raised in Worcester, Massachusetts, he received early musical training from his... more
Barry Wenger has been appointed organist and bell choir director at First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest, Illinois, beginning August 15. Wenger... more
Joan Lippincott received the Sesquicentennial Medal of Excellence from Rider University in May 2015. Previously she was honored by Westminster Choir... more
On June 14 the Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival presented two 2014 festival winners in concert at Trinity College Chapel in Hartford, Connecticut.... more
Darryl Roland has been appointed director of music ministry at St. Peter’s Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Roland leaves positions at St. Mark’s... more
The St. Albans International Organ Competition has announced its winners from the July 2015 competition. First Prize Interpretation and Gold Medal... more
THE DIAPASON is sad to inform its readers of the sudden passing of John Scott, organist and director of music at New York City's St. Thomas Church... more
The 2015 Lynnwood Farnam Competition, Canada’s oldest organ competition, concluded May 20 in Montreal. First prize ($1,000 plus recital engagements)... more
The Bedient Pipe Organ Company of Roca, Nebraska, has relocated the firm’s Opus 8, built in 1976 for Wesley House, a United Methodist ministry for... more
John Bishop, author of the column “In the wind . . .” in The Diapason, announces the formation of John Bishop Organ Consultation. John Bishop draws... more
Merrill Auditorium, Portland, Maine, presents organ recitals at 7:30 p.m.:August 4, Frederick Hohman;8/11, Felix Hell;8/18, Walter Strony;8/25, Ray... more
Russell Stinson, professor of music and college organist at Lyon College, Batesville, Arkansas, has been appointed Gerhard Herz Visiting Professor of... more
The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, La Crosse, Wisconsin, concludes its summer organ recital series August 16 at 3 p.m. with a program by ... more
VocalEssence has selected G. Phillip Shoultz III as its new associate conductor—a newly created full-time position. He replaces Sigrid Johnson, who... more
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