2012 November Organ Recital Series
Organ Recital Series
The forty-eighth annual November Organ Recital Series will be the first for the Schreiber Memorial Organ built by the Dobson Pipe Organ Company and dedicated to the glory of God in May 2012.
More than 150 artists representing the finest talent from the United States and Europe performed on IPC's previous Aeolian-Skinner organ over the past 48 years. All programs are offered as a gift to the community and are open to the public. Advance tickets are not required. Please contact Barbara Fillmer at 205-933-3700 or email@example.com if you have any questions.
This series is partially funded by the generosity of the late Mrs. Myrtle Jones Steele to the greater glory of God and in loving memory of her husband, Mr. William Calvin Steele, and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Wallace Jones.
Sunday, November 4, 2012 - Vincent Dubois
Sunday, November 11, 2012 - Nathan Laube
Sunday, November 18, 2012 - Peter DuBois
Sunday, November 25, 2012 - Peter Sykes
Sunday, November 4, 2012, 4:00 p.m.
Returning to IPC for his second appearance, Vincent Dubois is one of the finest young concert organists to appear on the world stage in many years. Mr. DuBois is the Director of the conservatoire National of Reims and holds the post of titular organist at the Cathedral of Soissons.
Sunday, November 11, 2012, 4:00 p.m.
Returning to IPC for his fourth appearance, concert organist Nathan J. Laube has quickly earned a place amongst the organ world’s elite performers. His brilliant playing, creative programming, and gracious demeanor have thrilled audiences and presenters across the United States and in Europe, and have earned high praise from critics and peers alike.
Mr. Laube has been a featured performer at the 2009 and 2011 national conventions of
the Organ Historical Society. In 2010 he was featured at the national convention of The
American Guild of Organists (Washington DC) and in 2012 at the AGO national convention in Nashville, Tennessee where he performed in a concert for organ and orchestra at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Read more about Nathan Laube...
Sunday, November 18, 2012, 4:00 p.m.
Rochester, New York
Peter Dubois serves as Director of Music/Organist (full time) at Third Presbyterian Church, Rochester, New York, a position he has held since September, 1991. He oversees a large and active music and arts ministry there. Since 2000 he has also served as Assistant Professor of Sacred Music (part time) and in 2001 was appointed Director of the Sacred Music Diploma program at the Eastman School of Music.
Mr. DuBois is the host of the public radio program “With Heart and Voice,” which is a program of sacred choral and organ music produced by WXXI Public Broadcasting in Rochester, New York. It is syndicated nationally to over 100 stations in 36 states.
Sunday, November 25, 2012, 4:00 p.m.
Peter Sykes is one of the most distinguished and versatile keyboard artists performing today.His playing has variously been called “compelling and moving,” “magnificent and revelatory,” and “bold, imaginative, and amazingly accurate.” He has appeared in recital for the American Guild of Organists, the Southeastern Historical Keyboard Society, the Organ Historical Society, Boston Early Music Festival, New England Bach Festival, Portland Chamber Music Festival, and throughout the United States. As a teacher and mentor of aspiring professional performers, he is Associate Professor of Music and Chair of the Historical Performance Department at Boston University. Since 1985 he has also served as Director of Music at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational.
Organists Who Have Played at Independent Presbyterian Church
for the Annual November Organ Recital Series (1965-2011)