Karen McFarlane Artists, Inc., announces the addition of Katelyn Emerson to its main roster of concert organists. Emerson has been with the management for the last two years as the winner of the 2016 American Guild of Organists National Young Artist Competition in Organ Performance.
Katelyn Emerson concertizes and presents masterclasses and lectures throughout the United States and Europe. She has received prizes in international organ competitions, most recently in the United States, France, Japan, and Russia. Emerson’s double degrees in organ performance and French are from Oberlin College and Conservatory, Oberlin, Ohio. Recipient of the J. William Fulbright Study/Research Grant, Katelyn studied en perfectionnement at the Conservatoire de Toulouse, France, with Michel Bouvard, Jan Willem Jansen, and Yasuko Uyama-Bouvard. She has studied with Hans-Ola Ericsson, James David Christie, Olivier Latry, Marie-Louis Langlais, and Ray Cornils, among others.
Over the past two years Emerson served as associate organist and choirmaster at Boston’s Church of the Advent. Beginning autumn 2018, through a German Academic Exchange Scholarship (DAAD), Emerson will pursue a Master’s degree at the Musikhochschule, Stuttgart, Germany.
For more information and to hear recordings: www.katelynemerson.com.
For booking information: www.concertorganists.com.
Photo credit: Joseph Routon