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Alexander Meszler to Luther College

October 6, 2022
Alexander Meszler
Alexander Meszler

Alexander Meszler is appointed college organist and assistant professor at Luther College, Decorah, Iowa. In addition to the organ, he will be teaching music theory and aural skills.

As a Fulbright recipient, Meszler spent a year in Versailles, France, to research secularism and the organ and to study with Jean-Baptiste Robin at the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Versailles. He has presented this research throughout Europe and the United States.

A strong advocate of music by living composers, Alexander currently serves as a member of the American Guild of Organists’ Committee on New Music. He is a member of The Diapason’s 20 Under 30 Class of 2019 and was the winner of The Diapason’s inaugural Gruenstein Award in 2020. With Kimberly Marshall, he is general editor for a forthcoming online Encyclopedia of the Organ that will contain 4,000 articles. He is vice-president of Epsilon Spires, a non-profit organization for the arts and sustainability in Brattleboro, Vermont, which is home to a historic Estey organ. He leaves positions at Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, and Hamilton College, Clinton, New York.

For information: alexandermeszler.com.


Other recent appointments:

Alex Johnson to Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, Chicago

Collin Miller to Rye Presbyterian

Margaret Harper to Baylor University