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Michael Ging plays Guilmant

Michael Ging plays Introduction et Allegro from Sonata No. 1 in D Minor, op. 42, by Alexandre Guilmant. A live and unedited recording from his recital (July 4, 2021) on the Cavaillé-Coll organ in L'église de la Madeleine in Paris.

Michael Ging currently serves as Director of Music & Parish Organist at All Saints Episcopal Church, Winter Park, Florida. Prior to this appointment he served as Director of Music/Organist-in-Residence at New Hope Lutheran Church, Missouri City, Texas, and as Associate Director of Music/Organist at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Houston.

He earned the Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of Houston where he studied organ with Robert Bates, conducting with Betsy Cook Weber, and completed his dissertation, “Orchestrations and Transformations: Guilmant, Widor, and the Emergence of Music for Organ and Orchestra in France,” under the guidance of Matthew Dirst. He holds a master’s degree from Rice University, where he studied with Ken Cowan. He is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music where he studied with Jack Mitchener.

Dr. Ging is the Founder and Managing Partner of Seven Eight Artists, an artist management agency specializing in the management and promotion of concert organists and church musicians. For information: seveneightartists.com/ging

See his artist spotlight: https://www.thediapason.com/artists/michael-david-ging