Inaugural Organ Concert Series 2012
The Green Lake Church of Seventh-day Adventists invites you to its Inaugural Organ Concert Series to celebrate the installation of the new Burton K. Tidwell organ. This unique 94-rank instrument serves as the backbone of a dynamic music program. We are excited to share this artistic endeavor with our friends in the Seattle community.

March 16, Friday, 8:00 p
Wanda Griffiths and Stephen Marshall-Ward
Duo Organists

Starting off the 2012 Organ Concert Series will be an evening of music for four hands, four feet-–two organists on one bench! This exciting and rarely performed repertoire will be presented in the ideal setting, with the organ console front and center so all can see the choreography involved in performing this music.

April 20, Friday, 8:00 p
Organ Dedication Concert featuring
Jeremy Filsell and Nigel Potts

Jeremy Filsell and Nigel Potts combine their prodigious talents to bring us a magnificent concert of music for organ and piano, including an exciting transcription of Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto, Op. 18 No. 2. Both Mr. Filsell and Mr. Potts have concertized throughout the world, and both have many highly acclaimed recordings to their credit.

May 11, Friday, 8:00 p
Carole Terry and Rising Stars from the UW Organ Department

An evening of organ music featuring Dr. Carole Terry and several of her talented organ students from the University of Washington.

July 14, Saturday, 8:00 p
Evensong with Kraig Scott, Organist, and Montgomery Buell, Reader

Enjoy an evening of beautiful organ music and inspiring readings led by Kraig Scott and Montgomery Buell of Walla Walla University.

September 14, Friday, 8:00 p
Ryan Dye and Friends

Ryan Dye, Minister of Music for All Pilgrims Christian Church, Seattle, presents an evening of music for organ and instruments. Selections to include Marcel Grandjany’s sublime Aria in Classic Style for Harp and Organ, a movement from Edvard Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A Minor, and Francesco Manfredini’s Double Trumpet Concerto in D Major. The program will conclude with Francis Poulenc’s dramatic Concerto in G Minor for Organ, Strings, and Timpani with guest organist and organ builder, Burton K. Tidwell at the console, Ryan Dye conducting.

November 9, Friday, 7:00 p
Jonas Nordwall

Jonas Nordwall, an internationally renowned virtuoso organist, concludes the inaugural season of the Burton K. Tidwell Organ Concert Series. Equally skilled in both traditional classical and modern/popular schools of musical performance, he has performed in North America, Japan, Europe, and China, and has made eight concert tours to Australia. He has more than thirty highly acclaimed recordings. His varied program is sure to delight audiences of all ages. Mr. Nordwall is replacing the originally scheduled artist, Carlo Curley, who died suddenly in August.

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