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

September 15, 2012
01:00 PM - 08:00 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. 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 concert.