Flentrop Organ Restoration Celebration Concert Held at Salem College
8:37am Sep 24, 2013
The Clemens and Margaret Sandresky Artist Faculty Series presents Flentrop Organ Restoration Celebration—Inaugural Concert Featuring Organist Timothy Olsen on Friday, September 27, at 7:30 p.m. It’ll be in Shirley Recital Hall, inside Elberson Fine Arts Center on the Salem College campus. As the school and the wider regional organ community celebrate the restoration and renovation of the 1965 Flentrop organ in Shirley Recital Hall, Salem’s Associate Professor of organ, Timothy Olsen, kicks off a series of events featuring the magnificent Flentrop organ in a solo recital.
Friday’s program will include music by Bach, Pachelbel, and others works featured on the instrument’s original dedication recital by Fenner Douglass back in 1965. A second concert on Nov. 22, will feature Tim with his organ/trumpet duo partner and UNCSA artist/faculty colleague Judith Saxton. Judy has organized a Rhythm and Brass residency at UNCSA Oct. 25 – 27 with a special brass concert Oct. 26 in Watson Hall at 7:30 pm that’s open to the public. They spoke with David Ford from Crawford Hall on the UNCSA campus, and Tim began with the basics of a Bach fugue.