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The 57th Annual
Organ Conference:
Schedule

Saturday, September 30


First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor
1432 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor

 

7:00 PM Competition: 6th Annual Improvisation Competition

Sunday, October 1


Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament
9844 Woodward Ave, Detroit

4:00 PM Concert: Music of Vierne for Choir, Voice, Brass & Organ
performed by the choirs of Blessed Sacrament Cathedral and St. Paul’s Cathedral, Dr. Naki Kripfgans, Jeremy Tarrant, Joseph Balistreri,
Dr. Andrew Meagher, Kathy Ball, Elliott Tackitt, and students from the University of Michigan

The Cathedral Church of St. Paul
4800 Woodward Ave, Detroit

6:00 PM: Dinner, advance registration and payment required ($15 per person, checks payable to Cathedral Church of St. Paul). RSVP required to cmiller@detroitcathedral.org by 9/27

7:30 PM Recital: Dr. Martin Jean, organ
Vierne’s Symphonie V & Widor’s Symphonie romane

9:00 PM: Reception

Monday, October 2


First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor
1432 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor

9:00 AM: Registration

9:30 AM Presentation: Jeremy Tarrant, presenter
Robert Glasgow: extant concert recordings

10:00 AM Presentation: Dr. Jason Alden, presenter
Vierne’s 24 pièces en style libre - a closer look

11:00 AM Presentation: Jeremy Tarrant, presenter
Fantasy: a survey of Vierne's Pièces de fantaisie

12:00 PM: Complimentary Lunch

1:00 PM Presentation: Dr. Lawrence Archbold, presenter
Our Vierne

2:00 PM Recital: Dr. Jason Alden, organ
Vierne’s Symphonie IV

Hill Auditorium

4:00 PM Masterclass: Vincent Dubois, organ
with students from the University of Michigan

5:30 PM: Dinner on your own

7:00 PM Baird Carillon Recital: Dr. Jeremy Chesman, carillon

8:00 PM Faculty Recital: Dr. James Kibbie & Dr. Kola Owolabi, organ
Vierne’s Symphonie VI & Duruflé’s Veni Creator

Tuesday, October 3


Hill Auditorium

8:30 AM: Registration

9:00 AM Presentation: Michael Barone, presenter
The Other Vierne

10:00 AM Recital: Sarah Simko, organ
Vierne’s Symphonie III

11:00 AM: Lunch on your own

Mobile Millennium Carillon

Rackham Building, E. Washington St.

12:00 Noon Masterclass: Dr. Jeremy Chesman, carillon
with students from the University of Michigan

Hill Auditorium

1:00 PM Recital: Students from the University of Michigan
Vierne’s Symphonie I

First United Methodist Church of Ann Arbor
120 S State St, Ann Arbor

2:15 PM Presentation: Dr. Naki Sung Kripfgans, presenter
Vierne’s Harmonic Language

3:15 PM Presentation: A Taste of France with Christine Miller

4:30 PM Recital: Nicole Keller, piano; Richard Narroway, cello & Ivalas Quartet, strings
Chamber Music of Louis Vierne

5:30 PM: Dinner on your own

Hill Auditorium & Burton Memorial Tower

7:00 PM Faculty Recital: Dr. Tiffany Ng, carillon

8:00 PM Recital: Vincent Dubois, organ
Vierne’s Symphonie II, Dupré’s Symphonie passion & improvisation

 

 

 

 

 

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Photography Credits:

U-M Photo Services

Joe Welsh

Peter Smith

David Smith

Glen Behring

Tom Bower

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