Lenten Brown Bag Concert One
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 | 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Bach Ensemble Urbana
—on period instruments—
Christopher Holman, countertenor
Mina Choi, organ
Amanda Pond, transverse flute
Sun-Young Gemma Shin, violin
Amanda Ramey, violin
Jieyeon Schleicher, viola
Benjamin Hayek, cello
First of six lunchtime music concerts, Wednesdays March 12 through April 16, 2014, at 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. Concerts are free. Brown bag lunches and beverage available for $5.00.
2014 Lenten Brown Bag Concert Two
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 | 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
~ Annual Bach Birthday Celebration ~
Rudolf Zuiderveld, organ
Rudolf Zuiderveld, organist for First Presbyterian Church, graces the congregation and the Springfield community with his glorious organ music, delighting music lovers of all ages.
The Brombaugh Opus 35 Pipe Organ's general layout follows the traditions of northwest continental European organ building that was reaching its peak development by the mid-17th century. The Brombaugh Opus 35 has 3,250 pipes, 3 manuals, pedals, and 46 stops.
Second of six lunchtime music concerts, Wednesdays through April 16, 2014, at 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. Concerts are free. Brown bag lunches and beverage available for $5.00.
Christopher Holman Organ Recital
Friday, March 21, 2014 | 7:30 p.m.
—in the Sanctuary
Christopher Holman, organ student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will present his senior organ recital, with works by J.S. Bach, Handel, Sweelinck, Buxtehude, and Frescobaldi.
Mr. Holman is finishing his final year of undergraduate study in organ and vocal performance at the University of Illinois. As an organist, he has performed throughout North America. He is also the continuo keyboardist for the Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana. As a solo and ensemble singer, he has performed with Spire Chamber Ensemble and Baroque Orchestra, the Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute, the Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana, Voces sin Nombre, and various chamber groups. Read more...
Young Musicians' Annual Concert
Sunday, May 4, 2014 | 4:00 p.m.
—in the Sanctuary
— Enjoy the annual free concert of solo presentations — celebrating local young musicians in their award-winning performances. A reception in honor of the students follows. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Carrie Groenewold Organ Concert
Sunday, May 11, 2014 | 4:00 p.m.
—in the Sanctuary
Carrie Groenewold recently completed the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Church Music at the University of Kansas, where she studied organ, conducting, and harpsichord with Dr. Michael Bauer. There, she also studied carillon with Elizabeth Berghout and improvisation with Kevin Vogt.
Her research on J. P. Sweelinck’s Genevan psalm settings was presented in a lecture-recital, which included a performance of three parallel psalm settings for keyboard and chorus. While at KU, she held a Graduate Teaching Assistantship.
Carrie holds a Master of Sacred Music degree from the University of Notre Dame, where she studied organ with Craig Cramer. She attended Dordt College and received a B.A. in Organ Performance and Church Music. Carrie was an alternate winner of the American Round of the Tariverdiev Competition in 2011.
Recent performances include recitals at Goshen College (Goshen, IN) and Dordt College (Sioux Center, IA); an organist in the Liszt Festival at KU; and a featured organist in PipeDreams Live! along with other organists at the University of Kansas.