April 22, 2012
Justin Miller to Present Organ Recital at Lake Erie College(Painesville, OH.) – The Lake Erie College Department of Music will present a concert by Justin Miller on Sunday, April 22 at 7:00 p.m. The program will feature music suited for the 1927 Skinner organ including works by Rheinberger, Schumann, Bach, Dupre and Vierne. To highlight the program is German composer Karg-Elert’s "Third Symphonic Canzone.” Violinist John Heffernan will also join Miller in Elgar’s "Salut d’Amour.”
As an active choral accompanist, Miller has collaborated with various ensembles including the Westminister Schola Cantorum and Symphonic Choir as well as with Gilbert Kaplan, Kurt Masur and the New York Philharmonic. In addition, he has performed in many well-known venues including St. Thomas Church and The Cathedral of All Saints in New York City, Park Congregational Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, St. Peter’s Church in Morristown, New Jersey and Blackburn Cathedral in Blackburn, England.
Miller is the director of music and organist at Christ Episcopal Church in Shaker Heights, Ohio. He is currently pursuing his master of music degree at the Cleveland Institute of Music, studying with renowned organist Todd Wilson. Upon graduation in May, he will return to England to become the organ scholar at the Cathedral and Abbey Church of St. Alban, where he will assist with nine choral services weekly.
The concert is free and will be held in the Morley Music Building, located on the Lake Erie College campus at 391 W. Washington St., Painesville. RSVPs are not required. For more information, contact Professor of Music Paul Gothard at email@example.com.