This Organ Recital will be given by Stephen White, Ph.D. Stephen is Director of Music at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Battle Creek, Michigan where he oversees the parish music ministry, conducts the graded choral program (RSCM), and plays for all parish liturgies. He has served parishes of various denominations in Michigan, Florida, Kentucky and Texas, coordinated the music for the consecration of the IX Bishop of the Diocese of Western Michigan, and has served on both public school and university music education teaching faculties.
Dr. White is an elected member of the Association of Anglican Musicians (AAM), serves as a member of the AAM's Professional Concerns and Development Committee, is Dean of the Southwest Michigan Chapter of The American Guild of Organists, is a member of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), and the College Music Society (CMS). He holds degrees in Music Education from Florida State University (PhD), Northwestern University (MMus), and Michigan State University (BMus).
Pastoral Sonata in G, Op. 88, mvt. I
Prelude and Fugue in g minor, BWV 535
J. S. Bach
Three Early American Hymn Tunes
Once More, My Soul (Consolation)
Jerusalem, My Happy Home (Land of Rest)
Amazing Grace! How Sweet the Sound (New Britain)
Arr. George Shearing
Fanfares and Toccatas on “Engleberg”
Truro Cathedral has one of the finest organs in the country. Built by Father Willis specifically to fit the of the building, its range, depth and power are truly awe-inspiring.
The weekly Friday lunchtime series runs from March to October and each recital lasts around 50 minutes. These are completely free to attend - donations to support the cathedral's music are appreciated.