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  • Daryl RobinsonToday we talk with Concert Organist and Professor Daryl Robinson. He talks about being a concert organist, Westminster Choir College, and announces some new appointments.

    Music heard in this episode


    Whitbourn: Carolae – Music for Christmas

    We’re back! Brent Johnson brings us a discussion with Phil Parkey, President of Parkey Organ Builders and Director of the 2017 Pipe Organ Encounter Technical. He tells us what the program is, and how you can be a part of it.
    American Guild of Organists – POE Technical
    APOBA – POE Tech
    POE Tech application
    Parkey Organ Builders
    Associated Pipe Organ Builders of America
    American Institute of Organbuilders
    Organ Media Support Page
    Organ Media Roku Channel

    In this episode we talk with Randall Harlow about his new CD Transcendante which features his transcriptions of the Transcendental Etudes of Franz Liszt.

    Randall Harlow’s website
    Pro Organo website

    harold-stoverThis week we sit down to talk with Harold Stover about life in Maine, playing historic organs, and composing new organ music.

    Lorenz Maycher

    In this episode we go to Kilgore, Texas to talk with Lorenz Maycher about Roy Perry and the East Texas Pipe Organ Festival.

    East Texas Pipe Organ Festival Website

    nazarethpa In this episode we visit Nazareth, PA, home of a David Tannenberg organ built in 1776. We hear the organ as well as learn about David Tannenberg. Our guests are Raymond Brunner, Laurence Libin, and Ed Odell.

      Music heard in this episode
      All performed by Gwyn Michel
      on the 1776 David Tannenberg organ, Moravian Historical Society, Nazareth, PA
    • Johann Gottfried Walther
      Herr, Christ Der Einig Gottes Sohn
    • Christian Ignatius Latrobe
      Prelude VI (from Nine Organ Preludes)
    • Frederick Nieuwenhuizen
      Freu Dich Sehr, O Meine Seele
    • Johann Gottfried Walther
      Jesu Kreuz, Leiden Und Pein

    Moravian Historical Society, Nazareth, PA
    Brunner and Associates Organbuilders
    J.H. & C.S. Odell Pipe Organ Builders
    Viole d’Gamba sample performed and provided by Philip T.D. Cooper, creator of

    Katelyn EmersonThis week we talk with Katelyn Emerson, winner of the 2016 National Young Artists Competition in Organ at the AGO National Convention in Houston. She took a moment while on tour in Paris to tell us about the competition and her future plans. Listen to it here:

      Music Heard in this episode:
      Performed by Katelyn Emerson
    • Charles Tournemire
      Victimae Paschali Laudes
    • Johann Sebastian Bach
      Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr (BWV 676)
      Live Recording from NYACOP Competition, June 18, 2016
      1996, 2004 IV/80 Schantz, St Paul’s United Methodist Church, Houston, Texas
    • Maurice Duruflé
      Prelude et fugue sur le nom d’ALAIN, op. 7
      1855 IV/68 Cavaillé-Coll, Cathédrale Notre-Dame, Saint-Omer, France

    Katelyn Emerson’s website

    In this episode, we meet Laurence Libin, retired Curator of Musical Instruments at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. He talks about the organs at the Museum, and his experiences with pipe organs. Listen to it here: