All-Bach Organ Recital Scheduled Sunday At Ursinus

COLLEGEVILLE PA – An all-Bach family program is planned Sunday (Feb. 17, 2013) at 4 p.m. for the next Heefner Organ Recital in Bomberger Auditorium on the Main Street campus of Ursinus College, where the 62-rank Heefner Memorial Organ is located. The performance by college organist Alan Morrison is free and open to the public.

Organist Alan Morrison

Organist Alan Morrison

The program includes pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach, Johann Christoph Bach, Johann Berhardt Bach and Carl Phillip Emmanuel Bach.

Morrison is recognized as one of America’s premier concert organists, and has performed in prestigious concert organ venues across the United States and in Canada, as well as in international festivals. He is the head of the organ department at The Curtis Institute of Music, associate professor of organ at Westminster Choir College of Rider University, and was recently was appointed to the head of the organ department at Westminster Choir College of Rider University.

He maintains an active and versatile career as recitalist, chamber musician, orchestral soloist, adjudicator, teacher and recording artist. He has performed in virtually all the major organ venues and concert halls in the U.S. He is the only American invited to give a solo recital and serve as judge for the St. Alban’s International Organ Festival in the United Kingdom during July 2013. His discography includes 12 CD’s on Gothic, ACA, DTR and Halyx labels.

Photo from Ursinus College

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