Organ Recital Series – Benjamin Bachmann
May 06, 2018
Our organ recital series features some of the finest organists playing one of America’s great organs.
Canon Director of Music Benjamin Bachmann will perform a recital including works by César Franck and Olivier Messiaen. The program will be followed by a festive reception hosted by Men of Grace in the Chapter House Dining Room.
About the recitalist
Benjamin Bachmann received his first organ training in his native Akron, Ohio with Robert Quade. Ben was the recipient of the Emilie Spivey Scholarship at Clayton College and State University in Atlanta, Georgia, where he studied with Richard Morris. He was Assistant Organist at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Atlanta, and Associate Director and composer for Impromptu, a civic choir in Atlanta. He received his Master’s Degree at the Royal College of Music, where he studied with Margaret Phillips. At the Royal College, he was the recipient of the Walford Davies Organ Prize in 2004. During his time in London, Ben was Organ Scholar at St. Paul’s Knightsbridge and Farm Street Church. Ben was made a Fellow of the American Guild of Organists in 2008. He has participated in numerous RSCM choir training camps and worked with conductors including George Guest, David Willcocks, John Rutter and David Hill.
$10 donation requested