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Wednesday, July 26 Organ Recital Paul Stubbings, Guest Organist
Wednesday, August 2 Organ Recital

JuYeon Lee, Guest Organist

Wednesday, August 9 Organ Recital Lukas Hasler, Guest Organist
Wednesday, August 16 Organ Recital Samuel Soria, Cathedral Organist
Wednesday, August 23 Organ Demonstration Meaghan King, Guest Organist
Wednesday, August 30 Organ Recital Mark Husey, Guest Organist

Paul Stubbings was brought up on the North Yorkshire coast and educated at Chetham’s and Manchester University, studying organ with Francis Jackson and Gordon Stewart. Countess of Munster and Dutch Government awards enabled him to pursue advanced organ studies with Bach Scholar Jacques van Oortmerssen at the Amsterdam Conservatorium. His career began at the Royal Parish Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields where as Organist & Master of the Music he presided over one of the most vibrant choral and concert programmes in the country. Later whilst Director of Music at St Lawrence College he maintained an international profile as a recitalist, playing in churches, cathedrals and concert halls throughout Europe, and in Australia and Canada. In 2012 he played a cycle of the complete organ music of J S Bach and in recent months the complete César Franck. Paul Stubbings is Director of Music at the prestigious St Mary’s Music School in Edinburgh, one of the UK’s five Specialist Music Schools and Choir School to St Mary’s Cathedral. For more information visit: http://paulstubbings.org/.


Dr. JuYeon “Julia” Lee, joined the Wiley College faculty in 2009 as an assistant professor of music and assumed the position of Head of the department until 2015 and also served as College chapel organist. Dr. Lee is also currently serving as an organist and artist in residence at First Presbyterian Church in Longview and principal keyboardist of Marshall Symphony Orchestra. As a concert organist, collaborative artist, church musician, and dedicated educator, Dr. Lee has established her career over the past twenty four years as a leading organist in North America and Asia. Dr. Lee holds a BA in Church Music and piano from Kosin University, the MM from KeiMyung University in organ performance and DMA from University of North Texas in organ performance. Her organ and piano studies have been with Drs. Jesse Eschbach, Choon Hae Kim, and Sheila Paige. She has also coached with Marilyn Mason, David Higgs, Thomas Murray, Simon Preston, Joseph Butler, Piet Kee, and Marie-Claire Alain.

 


Lukas Hasler
, born 1996, after having begun his musical studies in his hometown (piano, saxophone and harpsichord) in 2002, he enrolled in the organ class under Ulrich Walther at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz and also studied “Cultural Management” at the University of Hamburg. He won the “Prima la musica” competition for organ two times (2012/2014), the last time also the special “Bärenreiter”-Price for his interpretation. Hasler attended several master classes given by Ton Koopman, Ludger Lohmann, Jürgen Essl and Skip Sempé. He plays concerts in Austria and other countries (Germany, France, and Italy). Lukas Hasler attaches the greatest importance for the dissemination and the preservation of regional choral and organ music in Austria.

 

Meaghan King is currently Assistant Organist at Pasadena Presbyterian Church. Thought she has been playing the organ for only six years, she has an extensive piano background. After receiving her bachelor’s degree from Ave Maria University in southwestern Floria, Meaghan went to Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey, were she studied organ with noted professor Alan Morrison. She graduated with Masters’ degrees in both Organ Performance and Sacred Music. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Southern California (USC), where she studies with Cherry Rhodes.

 

 

 

Mark Husey, award-winning and critically-acclaimed American organist is the Principal Organist at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament in Hollywood where he assists in leading a multicultural music ministry in the Jesuit tradition, playing weekly liturgies on a 1928 four-manual, fifty-five rank Casavant. In addition to being project liaison with the Peragallo Organ Company and the Cathedral of Saints Simon and Jude for their first pipe organ (Peragallo’s first installation in the Southwest), he recently completed ten years as Organist and Choirmaster at historic Saint Peter's Catholic Church where his YouTube channels of over 700 videos of sacred choral and organ music garnered over 3.3 million views combined. Husey previously served on the faculty rosters of the University of Miami and Florida International University, and was accompanist and tenor with Florida Grand Opera's Education Outreach and Chorus. With additional performances in United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, the Czech Republic, and China, he was the first American-born organist and choral clinician to perform and lead workshops in Southwest Russia under the sponsorship of the State Philharmonia on Caucasus Mineral Waters. http://mhusey.com



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