SMU – October 2017

WELCOME to the following new students at SMU:

Joshua Boyd, MM in Organ Performance
Organ Scholar at the Church of the Incarnation, Dallas

Nicholas Halbert, MM in Organ Performance
Assistant Organist at the Church of the Transfiguration, Dallas

Ivan Tatarinov, Performers Diploma in Organ Performance
Organ Scholar at St. Thomas Aquinas, Dallas

Dr. Patrick Parker, Artist Diploma in Organ Performance
Minister of Music and Organist at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Lake Charles, LA


Yunjung Lee, Graduate Student in Organ Performance at SMU Meadows School of the Arts, Wins First Prize at Inaugural Asia International Organ Competition in Taiwan Award includes $3,000 and a winner’s recital in China

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FALL DATES 2017

Thursday, October 19,

7:30p Organ Studio Fall Recital I

Sunday, October 22,

7:00p Organ Recital Stefan Engels,
Church of the Transfiguration

Thursday, November 2

7:30p Emerging Artists Recital Series: Fall Concert

Thursday, November 16

7:30p Organ Studio Fall Recital II

UNT – October 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 7:30p UNT: Studio 253Travelogue and discussion of historic French organs visited this past June-July by Dr. Eschbach

Travelogue and discussion of historic French organs visited this past June-July by Dr. Eschbach

Tuesday, September 12, 7:30p UNT: Studio 253Andrew Segrest and Samuel Gaskin discuss their summer experiences in France.

Andrew Segrest and Samuel Gaskin discuss their summer experiences in France.

Tuesday, September 19, 7:30p UNT: Main AuditoriumTour of the UNT Bedient French classical organ. Preparation for Couperin Messe pour les Paroisses performances.

Tour of the UNT Bedient French classical organ. Preparation for Couperin Messe pour les Paroisses performances.

Tuesday, September 26, 7:30p UNT: Main AuditoriumLecture: Tonal characteristics of the Parisian organ in the 17th century.

Lecture: Tonal characteristics of the Parisian organ in the 17th century.

Tuesday, October 3, 7:30p UNT: Main AuditoriumLecture: Basic concepts of registration in 17th century

Lecture: Basic concepts of registration in 17th century France.

Tuesday, October 10, 7:30p UNT: Main Auditorium
Lecture: Approaches to unequal notes values in French music with study of notated examples of Jullien and Gigault (1685).

Tuesday-Friday, October 17-20: University of KansasAGO Pedagogy Conference.

Car pool with us to Lawrence and hear lectures and performances by Bouvard, Dubois,

AGO Pedagogy Conference. Car pool with us to Lawrence and hear lectures and performances by Bouvard, Dubois, Latry, Mme Decourt, Dr. Stevlingon and others.

Tuesday, October 24, 7:30p, UNT: Main AuditoriumLecture: New concepts of articulation in 17th century

Lecture: New concepts of articulation in 17th century France: renaissance roots vs. melodic melismas.

Friday, November 17, 8:00p. UNT: Main AuditoriumPerformance of Messe pour

Performance of Messe pour les Paroisses of Francois Couperin with alternatum plainsong.

Sunday, February 11, 2018, 8:00pChrist the King Catholic Church, Dallas

Christ the King Catholic Church, Dallas
Performance of Messe pour les Paroisses of Francois Couperin with alternatum plainsong.