Southeast Minnesota Chapter of the American Guild of Organists

Organ Concert by Peter DuBois

16 May 2004 3:11 PM | Dawn Daehn (Administrator)

The final event for the 2003-2004 season will be a pipe organ concert given by Peter DuBois of New York. This event, sponsored by the Chapter and The Congregational Church, is also in celebration of Rochester's Sesquicentennial year. Mr. DuBois will bring greetings from William A. Johnson, Jr., mayor of Rochester, New York to our mayor, Ardell Brede.

The cornerstone of the program will feature the newly enlarged 3/35 Reuter pipe organ upon which Mr. DuBois will present a stunning program.

Peter DuBoisPeter DuBois serves as Director of Music/Organist at Third Presbyterian Church, Rochester, New York, a position he has held since September 1991. He oversees a large and active music and arts ministry there. In 2001 he was appointed assistant professor of Sacred Music and Director of the Sacred Music Diploma program at the Eastman School of Music. Prior to his appointment at Third Church, he served for 10 years as Director of Music/Organist at Christ United Methodist in Charleston, West Virginia. He also taught organ at West Virginia Wesleyan College and the University of Charleston.

Critically acclaimed as a "world class" talent, Peter has performed at numerous colleges, AGO Chapters, and churches in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Tennessee, New York, Delaware, Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Florida, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, and Texas. In addition, he has performed at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, South Carolina; at the Washington National Cathedral; at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC; and in numerous master classes.

Suggested donations will be received at the door: $8 for adults, $6 for seniors/students, and $18 maximum for families.

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