Organ at Noon Series
The School of Music is pleased to present the 2022-23 Organ at Noon Series, featuring American Concert Organist, Wyatt Smith. The first performance, A Franck Bicentenary Celebration, will include music by César Franck and Rachel Laurin.
Free and open to the public.
American concert organist Wyatt Smith, a native of Rapid City, South Dakota, performs with “nuance, polish, and personality” (Michael Barone, APM Pipedreams).
He maintains an active concert schedule, performing throughout the United States and Europe, and his performances have been heard on American Public Media’s Pipedreams.
Smith received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in organ performance from the University of Washington; his Master of Music degree from the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, and Bachelor of Music degree from the University of South Dakota. He serves as the associate director of music at Epiphany Parish of Seattle; director of the Epiphany Music Academy; and affiliate artist in organ and harpsichord at the University of Puget Sound.
Organ at Noon Series 2022-23 Schedule
- Friday, Oct. 7 | Noon | A Franck Bicentenary Celebration
Music by César Franck and Rachel Laurin.
- Friday, Dec. 2 | Noon | A French Christmas
Music by Louis-Claude Daquin, César Franck, Marcel Dupré, and others
- Sunday, Jan. 29 | 2 p.m. | 32nd Annual Schneebeck Organ Recital
Music by Carson Cooman, Margaret Sandresky, and the Northwest premiere of a new song cycle by Craig Phillips, with guest Dr. Tracelyn Gesteland, mezzo-soprano. All are invited to a reception following the program.
- Friday, March 24 | Noon | Annual All-Bach Recital
Music by Johann Sebastian Bach for organ and harpsichord, with Sheila Bristow, piano.
Friday, April 28 | Noon | Journey to Resurrection
Featuring Pamela Decker's Seven Last Words and Triumph of Christ
Kilworth Memorial Chapel or tune in at PUGETSOUND.EDU/SCHNEEBECKLIVE.