Salem to Celebrate Organ Renovation with Concert Series

Salem to Celebrate Organ Renovation with Concert Series

September 18, 2013
two organist share the bench of the organ

Salem College celebrates the renovation of the historic 1965 Flentrop Organ in Shirley Recital Hall with a series of free concert events featuring renowned musicians this fall in Elberson Fine Arts Center. Click here to read the Winston-Salem Journal article on the organ renovation.

Flentrop Organ Renovation Celebration Inaugural Concert 
featuring Organist Timothy Olsen
Friday, September 27, 7:30 p.m.
Shirley Recital Hall 
Salem College’s organ professor, Timothy Olsen, begins a series of musical events featuring the 1965 Flentrop organ.

Legendary Pianist Frank Glazer
Friday, October 18, 7:30 p.m.
Shirley Recital Hall 

Master Class with Frank Glazer
Saturday, October 19, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.

This distinguished piano-world statesman returns for a recital that will include Beethoven’s Op. 109 and the Op. 77 Fantasia, Barber’s Excursions and Liszt’s Paraphrase on Verdi’s Rigoletto.

Flute Phenomenon Leone Buyse
with Barbara Lister-Sink, piano and Debra Reuter-Pivetta, flute
Sunday, November 17, 7:30 p.m.
Shirley Recital Hall

Flute Master Class with Leone Buyse
Monday, November 18, 10 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

One of America’s foremost flutists and pedagogues, this renowned world-class performer received the 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Flute Association.

Flentrop Organ Renovation Celebration—Organ and TrumpetTimothy Olsen, organ and Judith Saxton, trumpet
Friday, November 22, 7:30 p.m.
Shirley Recital Hall
Organist Timothy Olsen teams up with his organ/trumpet duo partner and UNCSA colleague, Judith Saxton, for a program of kaleidoscopic colors drawn from the newly-renovated 1965 Flentrop organ and various trumpets and mutes.