The Organ Swell

Celebrating its 18th annual series of collaborative pipe organ recitals, the Tidewater Chapter of the American Guild of Organists announces the schedule for The Organ Swell.

The concert series, an event in the Virginia Arts Festival, will feature outstanding organists from the region performing with Virginia Symphony Orchestra musicians. The series provides a rare opportunity to hear a wide range of music for organ and other instruments.

The Organ Swell 2017

Fri. May 5, 12pm – Main Street United Methodist Church, Suffolk
Deborah Carr, organ, and Jocelyn Smith, viola

Sun. May 7, 4pm – Hampton University Ogden Hall, Hampton
Collin Richardson, organ, and Don Wilmot, trombone

Mon. May 15, 12pm -St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Norfolk
Holly B. Sunderland, organ, and Rebecca Gilmore Phillips, cello

Tue. May 16, 8pm – Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg
Jack Levick, organ, and Daniel Ireland, trumpet

Fri. May 19, 7:30pm – St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Norfolk
Brad Norris, organ, Ian Robinson, cello, and Dan Waddill, baritone

Sun. May 21, 4pm – St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Chesapeake
Peggy Kelley Reinburg, organ, and Rachel Ordaz, flute

Mon. May 22, 12pm – Monumental United Methodist Church, Portsmouth
Nicholas Steltzer, organ, and Matthew Umlauf, viola

Sun. May 28, 4pm – Eastern Shore Chapel, Virginia Beach
Martin Sunderland, organ, and Simon LaPointe, violin

Suggested minimum admission donation for concerts is $10.00 per adult.

For further information, please contact Deborah Carr, artistic director, at (757) 406-4970.