Organ concerts – Thomas Scheehan

Thomas Sheehan

Organist at the  HARVARD MEMORIAL CHURCH BOSTON

Saturday August 12th 2017 at 12 noon

Sunday August 13th 2017 at 5 pm

 

Thomas Sheehan is the Associate University Organist and Choirmaster at the Memorial Church at Harvard University and the Teaching Fellow and Accompanist for the Harvard Glee Club. Prior to these positions, he served on the music staff of Saint Mark’s Church in Philadelphia, PA and Trinity Episcopal Church in Princeton, NJ.

Tom is currently pursuing the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Boston University, studying with Peter Sykes, and is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where he received diplomas in organ and harpsichord.

He received both the Master of Music and Bachelor of Music degrees from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ, as a student of Ken Cowan. In 2009, he was awarded first prize in both the Arthur Poister National Competition in Organ Playing and the AGO/Quimby Regional Competition for the Mid-Atlantic Region (Region III). In July 2010 Tom performed at the National Convention of the American Guild of Organists in Washington, DC. He has performed as an organist throughout the United States and in Europe.

Saturday concert – 30 min 2000 ISK / Sunday concert – 60 min 2500 ISK.

Tickets are sold in the foyer 1 hour before concerts. Tickets are also available on midi.is.

 

Saturday August 12th at 12 noon

Program:

Henry Cowell 1897–1965

Hymn and Fuguing Tune nr. 14, HC 900, 1962

 

Seth Bingham 1882‒1972 Roulade, op. 9, nr. 3, 1923

 

Florence Price 1887‒1953 Retrospection

An Elf on a Moonbeam, ca 1941

 

Leo Sowerby 1895‒1968 Pageant, 1931

 

Sunday August 13th 2017 at 5 pm

Program:

Stephen Paulus 1949–2014

King David‘s Dance, 2002

 

Leo Sowerby 1895‒1968 III Passacaglia

Úr / From: Symphony í G, 1930

 

Carson P. Cooman *1982 Scherzo for the Flutes,

  1. 1193, 2017

 

Harold Rohlig 1926‒2014 XIII Sostenuto

XIV Allegro moderato

 

Úr / From: 15 Preludes for Organ, 1963

Gerre Hancock 1934‒2012

 

Improvisation on St. Clement, 1994

Úts./Arr.: Stephen Buzard *1989

 

Calvin Hampton 1938‒1984 Five Dances, 1981‒84

I The Primitives

II At the Ballet

III Those Americans

IV An Exalted Ritual

V Everyone Dance

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