Taking the Prize #0814
…these gifted youthful performers have earned awards during the last four National Young Artist Competitions in Organ Performance sponsored by the American Guild of Organists.
NED ROREM: Three Pages from A Quaker Reader, A secret power; The world of silence; There is a spirit that delights to do no evil. CÉSAR FRANCK: Choral Number 1 in E –Timothy Olsen (1983 C.B. Fisk/Downtown United Presbyterian, Rochester, NY) and (1990 C.B. Fisk/Slee Hall, SUNY-Buffalo, Buffalo, NY) Naxos 8.557218
NICOLAS de GRIGNY: Prelude, Fugue and Dialogue on Ave maris stella. MAX REGER: Chorale Fantasy, Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, Opus 40, number 1 –Scott Montgomery (2002; 2008 Mander/Peachtree Road UMC, Atlanta, GA) Pro Organo CD 7224
Filler –J.S. BACH Trio Sonata Number 4 (see above)
The semi-final and final rounds of this year’s NYACOP will take place in the Minnesota Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul during the AGO’s 2008 National Convention.