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.
FRANZ LISZT: Prelude & Fugue on B-A-C-H –Yoon-Mi Lim (1997 Goulding & Wood/St. Meinrad Archabbey, Saint Meinrad, IN) Pro Organo CD 7205
Ms. Lim won the AGO Competition in 2004.
J.S. BACH: Trio Sonata Number 4 in e, S. 528 –Ji-Yoen Choi (1959 Schlicker; 1996 Dobson/Chapel of the Resurrection, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN) Naxos 8.555367
Ms Choi won the AGO Competition in 2000.
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
Mr. Olsen won theAGO Competition in 2002.
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
Mr. Montgomery won the AGO Competition in 2006.
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.