Sandresky Artist Faculty Series: Celebrating Salem's Organ Legacy - Instruments, Teachers and Students

September 15, 2012
01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Cultural Events
Shirley Recital Hall, Elberson Fine Arts Center

Salem College and the School of Music honor its magnificent legacy of organ teachers, students and alumnae through a symposium and recital featuring the historic Flentrop organ in Shirley Recital Hall. Lectures will discuss the role of legendary teachers John and Margaret Mueller and their influence in the Baroque organ movement in America; the historical importance of Salem's Flentrop organs; the renovation project of the 1965 Flentrop organ in Shirley Recital Hall; and physical challenges of playing the organ will be explored by keyboard technique expert Barbara Lister-Sink and Alexander Technique instructor Susan Perkins. The gala recital will feature world-renowned organist and scholar, Kimberly Marshall and Salem organ professor, Timothy Olsen. Free event.

Schedule of Events

1:00 - Welcome and Opening Remarks: Barbara Lister-Sink, Director of Salem College School of Music, Timothy Olsen, Associate Professor of Organ

1:30 - Salem's Organ Legacy: John & Margaret Mueller, Kimberly Marshall, Goldman Professor of Organ, Arizona State University

2:30 - Break/Tour of Flentrop Organs and the Robert E. Elberson Fine Arts Center

3:30 - Injury-Preventive Keyboard Technique and Alexander Technique at Salem College, Barbara Lister-Sink and Susan Perkins

4:30 - The Renovation Project of the 1965 Flentrop Organ in Shirley Recital Hall, Timothy Olsen

5:00 - Panel Discussion/Question & Answer Forum: Kimberly Marshall, John and Margaret Mueller, Timothy Olsen, and Barbara Lister-Sink

Dinner (on your own)

8:00 - Sandresky Artist Faculty Series: Gala Recital, Kimberly Marshall and Timothy Olsen

Gail M. Adams