Organ Duet Concert: Kiyo & Chiemi Watanabe

  • 07 Oct 2018
  • 3:30 PM
  • Zion Lutheran Church, 709 Sixth Street, Wausau
Organ Duet Concert Kiyo & Chiemi Watanabe

Zion Lutheran Church is pleased to present an Organ Duet Concert featuring guest

artists Kiyo and Chiemi Watanabe in their Organ Concert Series. This husband and

wife duo have appeared by invitation at premier events in both the United States and

abroad, including organ festivals at the Spreckels Organ Pavillion in Balboa Park,

San Diego, California, and the Iglesia Cathedral in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico.

Kiyo holds a bachelor of music degree in organ performance from Baylor University

and master and a doctor of musical arts degree from Manhattan School of Music. He

serves as organist and artist director of the Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Organ Concert

Series at First United Methodist Church, Wichita Falls, Texas. Kiyo also directs both

adult and youth handbell choirs.

Chiemi has served as organist and music director at Floral Heights United Methodist

Church in Wichita Falls since 1997, where she directs the adult handbell choir. Chiemi

has studied with some of America’s leading organ teachers at The Juilliard School,

Manhattan School of Music, and Baylor University. Chiemi earned a bachelor of arts

degree in sociology from Kwansei Gakuin University in Hyogo, Japan, and a master of

music degree in organ from the Manhattan School of Music.

The concert will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, 709 Sixth Street, Wausau,

Wisconsin on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. A reception will follow the

concert. The church is handicapped accessible. A free-will donation will be received.

For more information you may call: 715-848-7286 or go to Zion’s website: zionluther-

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