The Masterwork Music and Art Foundation announces the winner of its organ competition award, Colin Lynch.
The award is presented for his musicianship and advocacy for organ performance. Lynch is currently associate director of music and organist for Trinity Church, Boston, Massachusetts. He holds degrees from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Yale University, and Northwestern University. He will present a recital in Morris County, New Jersey, in the fall.
The award was designed to aid an emerging musician specializing in organ with his or her career aspirations and development. The competition was national and open to all musicians under the age of 40. Each contestant was required to submit a performance video, an essay, a biographical profile, as well as two references. Judges were Brian Harlow, Kathy McNeil, David Enlow, Chris Hatcher, Skip Yingling, Greg Whiddon, Kyle Ritter, and Preston Dibble.
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