Organist, Todd Wilson, returns to perform at Lake Erie College
Renowned organist, Todd Wilson, is returning to Lake Erie College on Sunday, March 21 at 3 p.m. in the Morley Music Building to present a concert featuring new works written for the pipe organ by members of the Cleveland Composers Guild. Wilson will play the College’s restored Skinner organ, Opus 647.
The concert will include Three Choral Preludes, by Jeffrey Quick; Whalefall (with viola), by Monica Houghton; two excerpts from “A Teller of Tales,” by Jennifer Conner; Cortege d’antan (with oboe and English horn), by Margaret Griebling-Haigh; and Chaconne, by Stephen Griebling.
In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Cleveland Composers Guild, the program will also include Inaugural Fantasia and Organum and Estampie, by Klaus George Roy, former program annotator for the Cleveland Orchestra and one of the founding members of the Cleveland Composers Guild.
Notably, the date of this concert marks the 325th Anniversary of the birth of J.S. Bach. To celebrate Bach’s birthday, Mr. Wilson will also perform the Passacaglia in C Minor, BWV 582.
The concert is presented free and open to the public. No reservations are required. For more information, contact Paul Gothard III, at 440.375.7030.
Lake Erie College, located in Painesville, Ohio, currently serves more than 1,200 students. Founded in 1856, Lake Erie is an independent, liberal arts institution that challenges its students to "get in and stand out" in academics, athletics and student activities. The College offers 33 undergraduate majors and the option to design an individualized major to fit career and academic goals. Lake Erie's innovative learning experiences focus on helping students to meet career and life challenges, preparing for a world that is increasingly interdependent.