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Saturdays at Twilight - International Organ Recitalists series:Date: Sat 5 May 2012
Time: 06:00pm - 07:15pm
Thomas Gaynor - Senior Organ Scholar, Wellington Cathedral.
Thomas Gaynor is the rising star of the NZ organ scene. He has already won many awards and scholarships including the Internediate Section of the Sydney Organ Competition. Last month he was offered postgraudate places at Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY; the Juilliard School NY City; and Yale University. A former student of Michael Fulcher, he has also studied with Douglas Mews at the New Zealand School of Music in Wellington achieving 1st Class honours.
His recital promises to be a tour de force featuring Dance inspired organ music including Bach's Passcaglia in C minor.
The Twilight Organ recital series,
our programme of internationally renowned organists.
Come and hear arguably the most brilliant marriage of Cathderal acoustic and organ in Australia, and go on to another event afterwards or just put your feet up at home!
Home Grown internationals include:
Christopher Wrench, winner of the 1992 Odense Ineternational Organ Competition
Christopher Cook, former beloved Assistant Organist of St John's
Sarah Kim, recent graduate of the Paris Conservatoire based in Europe
Michael Fulcher, current Cathedral Organist
Dr. Phillip Gearing, lecturer at USQ, & former student of the late David Sanger (UK)
Overseas performers include:
Dong-Ill Shin, award winning Korean Organist
Thomas Gaynor, rising star Kiwi organist, about to commence post-grad studies at Eastman School of Music, USA
Paul Rosoman, mover-and-shaker in NZ and international organ world
Phil Scriven, award winning English organist (recital already happened March 30)
Michael Fulcher, Cathedral Organist
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