Memorial Chapel Tuesday, April 16, 7:30pm
Mr. Bell's program includes works by J. S. Bach, Louis-Claude d'Aquin, César Franck, and Felix Mendelssohn. Also included are excerpts from Charles-Marie Widor's last work for solo organ, the Symphonie Romane. The program concludes with Leo Sowerby’s Pageant, a tour de force containing some of the most celebrated and difficult passages ever composed for pedals. Bell is an up-and-coming young performer and teacher. He has been invited to perform in all the important organ competitions and conventions, has concertized throughout the U.S., and has received praise for his performances in Paris, Chartres, London and throughout southern England, Scotland, Romania and Hungary. He currently teaches at Appalachian State University. His own musical training was at the North Carolina School of the Arts. He earned the bachelor of music degree in organ and piano from Appalachian State, and master of music and doctor of musical arts degrees in organ from Rich University.
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