Organ & Percussion Concert - CANCELLED
Sunday, April 27
Time: 3 p.m. Central Time
Location: Archabbey Church
PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
An organ and percussion concert will be presented on Sunday,
April 27, at 3 p.m. Central Time at Saint Meinrad Archabbey Church,
St. Meinrad, IN.
The program, featuring organist Douglas Reed and percussionist
Ross Erickson, will include a composition for organ and drum set by
Russell Peck, a toccata by Volker Bräutigam and the Symphonie
romane, Op. 73 by Charles-Marie Widor.
Douglas Reed has performed in Europe, the Far East, and for many
educational institutions and chapters of the American Guild of
Organists throughout the United States. His performances have been
broadcast on the Pipedreams program, Radio Belgium and Hong Kong
In 1975, he joined the faculty of the University of Evansville
as an assistant professor of music and the university organist. Now
a professor emeritus of music, he continues as the university
organist and focuses his work on the Neu Chapel Religious Life
Reed has made numerous recordings of traditional and
contemporary music focusing on the work of noted American composer
William Albright. He has received research grants and awards from
the Indiana Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the
Arts, the Mesker Trust Fund, the University of Evansville, and the
Friends of UE Music.
He was also honored with the University of Evansville's Sadelle
and Sydney Berger Annual Award for Scholarship. In 2007, he
received a Global Scholar Grant from the University of Evansville
for the study of global Christian song.
Reed earned a doctor of musical arts in performance and
literature (organ) and the Performer's Certificate as a student of
Russell Saunders, at the Eastman School of Music of the University
of Rochester. He holds bachelor and Master of Music degrees in
organ performance from the University of Michigan.
Ross Erickson teaches percussion at the University of Evansville
and is the principal percussionist of both the Evansville
Philharmonic Orchestra and the Owensboro Symphony.
The program is free and open to the public. Parking is available
in the Guest House and student parking lots. For more information,
contact Mary Jeanne Schumacher during business hours at (812)
357-6501. For updates on the day of the performance, call (812)