Maior Dei Gloria Organ Concert with Renowned Organist Ken Cowan
Sunday, 8 September 2013 | 4 p.m.
University Church ǀ Rose Hill Campus
Free Admission - open to the public
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The Rose Hill Campus is proud to feature a nationally-renowned organist on the Rose Hill campus. Ken Cowan will play a concert on our brand new Maior Dei Gloria Organ.
Ken Cowan is one of North America's finest concert organists. Praised for his dazzling artistry, impeccable technique and imaginative programming by audiences and critics alike, he maintains a rigorous performing schedule which takes him to major concert venues in America, Canada, Europe, and Asia. Recent feature performances have included appearances at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, Calif., Philadelphia's Verizon Hall, Spivey Hall, and Walt Disney Concert Hall, as well as concerts in Germany and Korea. Numerous critically acclaimed compact disc recordings are available by Cowan. His most recent releases are Ken Cowan plays The Great Organ (on the Pro Organo Label) which was recorded on the newly restored organ at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City.
Cowan received the master's degree and artist diploma from the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, studying organ with Thomas Murray. In 2012 Cowan joined the keyboard faculty of the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University as associate professor and head of the organ program.
Concert: 4 p.m.
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