AMERICAN GUILD OF ORGANISTS

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Gail Archer Workshop: The Organ Music of Ukraine

  • 01 Oct 2022
  • 12:00 PM
  • Christ King Church, 2604 N. Swan Blvd, Wauwatosa, WI

Gail Archer: The Organ Music Of Ukraine

Gail Archer will present a workshop on 

Ukrainian organ music.

Here is an article from The Shepherd Express:

https://shepherdexpress.com/culture/classical-music/supporting-ukraine-at-recital-of-ukrainian-organ-music/

Gail Archer is an international concert organist, recording artist, choral conductor and lecturer who draws attention to composer anniversaries or musical themes with her annual recital series including her 2021 series, A Slavic Celebration, and Max RegerThe Muse's VoiceAn American IdyllLisztBachMendelssohn and Messiaen. Ms. Archer was the first American woman to play the complete works of Olivier Messiaen for the centennial of the composer's birth in 2008; Time Out New York recognized the Messiaen cycle as "Best of 2008" in classical music and opera. Her recordings include her new August, 2020 release, Chernivtsi, recorded at the Armenian Catholic Church, Chernivtsi, Ukraine, featuring contemporary Ukrainian composers, A Russian Journey, The Muse's Voice, Franz Liszt: A Hungarian Rhapsody, Bach: The Transcendent Genius, An American Idyll, A Mystic In the Making (Meyer Media), and The Orpheus of Amsterdam: Sweelinck and his Pupils (CALA Records). Ms. Archer's 2019 European tour took her to the British Isles, Italy, Spain, Ukraine, Poland, Russia and Malta. Highlights include St. Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland, the Basilica of Loyola, San Sebastian, Spain, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Cracow, Poland, Holy Cross Church, Lublin, Poland, the Philharmonic of Lviv, Ukraine, and the Lutheran Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, Moscow, Russia.

She is the founder of Musforum, www.musforum.org an international network for women organists to promote and affirm their work. Ms. Archer is college organist at Vassar College, director of the music program at Barnard College, Columbia University, where she conducts the Barnard-Columbia Chorus and Chamber Singers and a faculty member of Harriman Institute, Columbia University. She is artistic director of the artist and young artist recital series at historic Central Synagogue, New York City.

for more information on Gail Archer please visit: gailarcher.com.

photo credit:

Stephanie Berger

Come and look through and take some donated music that David Bohn has organized.


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