Organ Music played by our organist, Geoff Olson
Here are links to YouTube video clips of our church organist, Geoff Olson.
- J.S. Bach - Toccata and Fugue in d minor
- Charles Marie Widor - Toccata from the 5th Symphony
- J. Christopher Pardini -Toccata on "Amazing Grace"
- Ralph Vaughan Williams - Hymn Prelude on Rhosymedre "Lovely"
- Johannes Matthias Michel - Afro-Cuban (In Thee is Gladness)
- Louis Vierne - Berceuse (Lullaby)
- Leighton - Fanfare
- Cesar Franck - Andante movement from The Grand Piece Symphonique
Please click here for access to all of Geoff's organ videos!
Our organist, Geoff Olson, played a joint organ concert with Dr. Mary Newton at 4:00 pm on January 29, 2017, in our Sanctuary. The concert included music by Bach, Haydn, Pinkham, Powell, Lefebure-Wely, Franck, D'Acquin, and Leighton. Dr. Newton is the organist at St. Barnabas Lutheran Church in Plymouth. She received her doctorate in organ performance from the University of Minnesota. In addition to her church duties, she teaches piano and organ—and gives organ concerts!
Organ Concert and Demonstration Program
Sunday February 28, 2016 | The Educational Outreach Committee of the Twin Cities Chapter of the American Guild of Organists presented an introductory program on the pipe organ, using a small demonstration organ. This was an entertaining learning experience for children and adults.
Sunday March 6, 2016, at 4:00 Our organist, Geoff Olson, gave an organ concert to celebrate the 100th anniversary of our pipe organ. The music included a specially commissioned piece by Aaron David Miller call the Doxology suite based on the hymn tune “Old Hundredth.” The free-will offering benefited our organ fund.
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra uses our church as one of its concert venues. Dates of SPCO concerts in our Sanctuary scheduled thus far in 2016: Feb. 13, March 12, April 23, June 4.
For tickets, contact SPCO at 651-291-1144 or visit www.thespco.org.