3:00pm -- Nicholas Liese, organ concert

  • 06 Nov 2016
  • 3:00 PM
  • St. Francis of Assisi Church, 1927 N 4th St, Milwaukee, WI
Organ Concert

The Wisconsin Chapter of the Organ Historical Society and the Milwaukee Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will co-sponsor a concert by Nicholas Liese on the 1885 William Schuelke organ at St. Francis Church, corner of Fourth and Brown Streets, Milwaukee, on November 6th at 3:00PM. 

The concert will include music of Dupré, Brahms, Franck, Pietro Yon, J.S. Bach and Mendelssohn.

About the artist:

Mr. Nicholas Liese has been a student of the organ for 5 years.  These five years total 3 years of study with Dr. Martin Dicke in Peoria IL and 1 year each with Dr. John Behnke and Dr. James Freese (respectively) at Concordia University Wisconsin.  He currently studies Organ Performance at the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champagne) with Dr. Dana Robinson.  When studying organ repertoire, Nicholas is particularly taken with the French Classical as well as the French-English romantic schools of music.  While studying he will be working as a service technician with John-Paul Buzard Pipe Organ builders, a company to which he has been apprenticed for the past two years.  In his copious free time, Nicholas enjoys attending organ workshops, learning new organ literature and reading the works of Twain, Steinbeck and Stevenson.


AGO and OHS Co-sponsored Event

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