Music for Organ, with New York Composers Circle and Claudia Dumschat, organist, Oct. 14

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Music for Organ, with New York Composers Circle and Claudia Dumschat, organist, Oct. 14

Little Church Around the Corner, Church of the Transfiguration
1 East 29th Street, New York, New York

Robert Cohen — Rabbi Schmuley Rides the Cyclone to Heaven †
Thomas Parente — Pandemia †
Dary John Mizelle — Passacaglia, Toccata & Fugue †

INTERMISSION

Hubert Howe — Prelude for Organ †
David See — Three Hymn Preludes for Organ
— Fugue on "St. Ann and Ellacombe"
— Little Brown Church (In The Vale) ††
— There's A Song In The Air

† World Premiere †† New York Premiere

Claudia Dumschat, organ

 

CLAUDIA DUMSCHAT has a distinguished career both as an organist and conductor and has performed concerts throughout the United States and Europe. She received her Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the Manhattan School of Music, where she studied with Alec Wyton, Frederick Swann, McNeil Robinson, John Walker and Dennis Keene. Since 1999 She has been Organist and Choirmaster at Church of the Transfiguration, where she conducts the Choir of Men & Boys, the oldest such choir in America. She also founded the Transfiguration Camerata, Girls Choir and Cherub Choir there, and she has served as Artistic Director and Conductor of the Arnold Schwartz Memorial Concert Series, which has produced over fifty concerts since its inception in 2004.