Pipedreams Regional Organ Events Calendar

Upcoming organ events in and around Minnesota.

Calendar

Last updated on September 26, 2022.

Related link: Twin Cities Chapter of the American Guild of Organists

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As we attempt to regain some of the cultural life that we enjoyed prior to the Coronavirus pandemic, a number of live organ concerts have been scheduled.  They’ll be presented with appropriate social distancing and other pandemic-related protective controls in place.  Some of these may be streamed, too, and others may be offered exclusively online.   

Here’s what is on the calendar in coming days and weeks.  Many events were tentatively ‘go’ at the time of posting, but specific information may change.  Though we will attempt to keep the information on this page current, please consult the individual venues for any last-minute changes and to confirm accuracy.

September 27, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Joseph Trucano (Westminster Presbyterian, Mpls) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free. 

September 30, Friday at 7:30PM – guest soloist Jared Ostermann plays a solo concert on the pipe organ at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (502 2rd Avenue SE) in Aberdeen, SD.  Free/donation.

October 1, Saturday at 7PM – internationally acclaimed guest soloist Wolfgang Rübsam presents an all-Bach concert (including his new transcription of the entire Orchestral Suite No. 2 in b, BWV 1067) to open the Chapel Arts Series playing on the Gabriel Kney tracker-action pipe organ in the St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel of the University of St. Thomas (Cleveland Avenue at Ashland) in St. Paul, MN.  Free/donation.  

October 2, Sunday at 3PM – guest soloist Aaron David Miller provides improvised accompaniment to the silent film classic “Phantom of the Opera” featuring the Aeolian-Skinner concert organ at the University of Minnesota’s Northrop Carlson Family Stage (84 Church Street SE) in Minneapolis, MN. 

October 4, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Ju Young Lee (Christ Presbyterian, Edina) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free. 

October 7, Friday at 7:30PM – British organ recitalist Oliver Brett plays a concert on the 87-stop Foley-Baker instrument at the Cathedral of Saint Mark (5:19 Oak Grove) in Minneapolis, MN.  Free/donation.

October 7, Friday at 7:30PM – organists Hans-Jakob Gerling and Angelo Scholly accompany the Capella Quirina Neuss Chamber Choir (from Neuss, Germany) in a sister-city appearance devoted to choral and organ masterworks and folk song settings, featuring the Kimball-Welte pipe organ at Church of the Assumption (51 7th Street West) in Saint Paul, MN.  Suggested donation/admission. 

October 8, Saturday at 9AM to noon – guest recitalist Bruce Neswick (see Sunday) presents a workshop/master-class for organists on the topics of hymn and service playing, featuring the 29-rank Dobson pipe organ at Christ Church Lutheran-ELCA (3240 34th Avenue South) in Minneapolis, MN.  Free. 

October 9, Sunday at 2PM –  parish member Lynn Seppman presents a solo concert on the organ at St. Andrew Lutheran Church (13600 Technology Drive) in Eden Prairie, MN.  Free.

October 9, Sunday at 4PM – guest recitalist Bruce Neswick (recently retired from Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Portland, OR) plays a solo concert on the 29-rank Dobson pipe organ at Christ Church Lutheran-ELCA (3240 34th Avenue South) in Minneapolis, MN.  Free/donation.  

October 10, Monday from 6:30-7:30PM – Cathedral organist Jared Osterman presents a workshop for organists on various approaches to hymn-playing from the melody line alone, at 1st Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, SD.

October 11, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Jeffrey Campbell (Tucson, AZ) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free. 

October 13, Thursday at 12:10PM – flutist Donna Hryniewicki and organist Stacie Lightner present a program of music by Widor, Franck, Krebs, Godard, Copland and others featuring the 32-rank Möller-Obermeyer organ at St. Paul-Reformation Lutheran Church (100 North Oxford Street) in Saint Paul, MN.  Free/donation.  See also Friday.

October 14, Friday at 7PM – flutist Donna Hryniewicki and organist Stacie Lightner present a program of music by Widor, Franck, Krebs, Godard, Copland and others featuring the 32-rank Möller-Obermeyer organ at St. Paul-Reformation Lutheran Church (100 North Oxford Street) in Saint Paul, MN.  Free/donation.

October 15, Saturday at 10AM – auditions for the TCAGO Pipedreams Scholarships this morning featuring the 29-rank 1998 Holtkamp organ at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church (500 Blake Road South) in Edina, MN.   

October 15, Saturday at 7:30PM – guest soloist Damin Spritzer (from the University of Oklahoma) plays the 57-rank Brunzema-Casavant mechanical-action organ at Dordt University (498 Fourth Avenue NE) in Sioux Center, IA.  Free. 

October 15, Saturday at 7:30PM – guest soloist Kent Washburn (Finlandia Foundation National Performer of the Year) accompanies the rarely-seen 1929 Finnish silent film Mustalaishurmaaja (The Gypsy Charmer) playing the Mighty Wurlitzer organ as part of the annual Silent Movie Nights at the Fargo Theatre in downtown Fargo, ND.  Admission. 

October 16, Sunday at 3:00PM – guest soloist Dr. Stephen Hamilton and  Minnesota Orchestra Associate Principal Trumpeter Chuck Lazarus present a free concert of works by Hovhannes, Purcell, Albinoni, Handel, Bach, Alain and Kenten Coe, featuring the 37-rank Moller organ at Elim Lutheran Church, (3978 West Broadway) in Robbinsdale, MN.  Free/donation. 

October 16, Sunday at 3:00PM – guest soloist  Douglas Cleveland presents a concert in the Organ Artist Series featuring the Gabriel Kney tracker-action pipe organ in the St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel of the University of St. Thomas (Cleveland Avenue at Ashland) in St. Paul, MN. Free/donation.  

October 18, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Hans Uwe Hielscher (Wiesbaden, Germany) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free. 

October 19, Wednesday at 12:30 (following noon Mass) – guest soloist Emily Roth (Congregational Church, Rochester, MN) plays the 2nd concert in the 2022-2023 Noontime Series featuring the 49-rank 2001 Lively-Fulcher pipe organ at the Catholic Church of St. Olaf (215 South 8th Street) in downtown Minneapolis, MN.  Free/donation. 

October 23, Sunday at 3PM – recently appointed resident organist Scott Turkington presents a solo concert on the splendid 50-rank 2008 Noack pipe organ at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe (5250 Justin Road) outside La Crosse, WI.  Free/donation. 

October 23, Sunday at 4PM – youthful soloists Katie Gunn and Aaron Looney, students of Catherine Rodland at St. Olaf College and winners of the Twin Cities AGO Chapter’s Quimby Regional Competition for Young Organists, present a concert on the Casavant pipe organ at Hamline United Methodist Church (1514 Englewood Avenue) in Saint Paul, MN.  Free/donation. 

October 24, Monday at 7PM - newly appointed Director of Music and Organist Kathrine Handford, along with Minnesota Orchestra trumpeters Douglas Carlson and Charles Lazarus, present works by John Gardner, Alan Hovhaness, Alexandre Cellier, Hans-André Stamm, Jackson Berkey, J.S. Bach and others in the opening concert of the St. Mark’s Music Series featuring the 1979 Hendrickson organ (Opus 51) at the Church of St. Mark (1976 Dayton Avenue) in Saint Paul, MN.  Free/donation. 

October 25, Tuesday at 7:30PM – guest recitalist Vincent Dubois (one of the three titulaire organists serving Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris) will play a solo concert on the magnificent 86-rank Quimby-Skinner pipe organ of the Cathedral of St. Paul (239 Selby Avenue) in Saint Paul, MN.  Donation.

October 30, Sunday at 6PM - the 18th annual Tricks and Treats with the Mighty Organ concert with resident organist Bill Chouinard in the Sanctuary of St. Andrew's Lutheran Church (900 Stillwater Road) in Mahtomedi, MN, featuring the mighty 1927 108-rank Casavant/Schantz organ. The performance, replete with special lighting and video effects, is designed with young listeners in mind and children are invited to come in costume.  Come early for pizza sold by the slice from 5:30 - 6:30 in the new adjoining Fellowship Hall gathering space.  A free-will offering will be receivable both prior to and following the concert. Masks are required for all except for children under 5 years of age, and due to Covid-19 restrictions and guidelines, concert seating will be appropriately distanced.  For more information and any updates, visit saintandrews.org or call 651-426-3261.  

October 30, Sunday at 7PM – guest soloist Dennis James accompanies the 1922 silent film classic, Nosferatu, A Symphony of Terror, featuring the Mighty Wurlitzer pipe organ at the Phipps Center for the Arts (109 Locust Street) in Hudson, WI.  Admission.

November 1, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Gregory Peterson (Normandale Lutheran, Edina) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free. 

November 4, Friday at 8PM – visiting soloist Greg Zelek (Overture Hall, Madison, WI) plays a concert on the expanded Holtkamp/Pasi pipe organ in the splendid Marcel Breuer-designed Church of St. John’s Benedictine Abbey in Collegeville, MN.  Free. 

November 5, Saturday from 9AM-5PM – join us for Twin Cities ‘organ crawl’ to five instruments by Minnesota builder Charles Hendrickson, spanning from Opus 11 to Opus 111…beginning at 9AM at St. Mark Catholic Church(1976 Dayton Avenue, Saint Paul). 10:30AM at St. John Lutheran Church (4842 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis) 1PM at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church (6544 16th Avenue South, Richfield), 2:30PM at Trinity Episcopal Church (322 Second Street, Excelsior), and 4PM at Wayzata Community Church (125 East Wayzata Boulevard, Wayzata).  Hendrickson’s sons will be present to provide historical context.  Anyone is invited to participate in any or all of these presentations.  We will caravan between venues; car-pooling is encouraged.  

November 5th, Saturday at 7:00PM, the Chapel Arts Series presents Polish organist Filip Presseisen, winner of the 2015 International Cinema Organ Competition in Berlin, Germany, who will accompany the 1903 silent film, La Vie et la Passion de Jesus Christ on the Gabriel Kney tracker-action organ in the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas at the University of St. Thomas (Cleveland at Ashland) in St. Paul, MN.  Event is free and open to the public. 

November 6th, Sunday at 2:00PM, Polish organist Filip Presseisen, winner of the Feliks Nowowiejski International Organ Competition in Poznan, Poland, will play the 40th Anniversary Celebratory Concert of the K.C. Marrin mechanical-action pipe organ at St. Mary’s Cathedral  (25 Eighth Avenue South) in St. Cloud, MN.  Free and open to the public. 

November 8, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Joel Anderson (St. Olaf RC Church, Mpls) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free. 

November 13, Sunday at 3PM - guest recitalist Evan Anderson (Trinity English Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, IN) will present a concert on the 50-rank 2005 Glatter-Götz/Rosales organ at Augustana Lutheran Church (1400 South Robert Street) in West Saint Paul, MN, featuring works by Reger, de Gringy, Buxtehude, and others. Free/donation.

November 16, Wednesday at 12:30 (following noon Mass) – guest soloist Ju Young Lee(Christ Presbyterian, Edina) plays the 3rd concert in the 2022-2023 Noontime Series featuring the 49-rank 2001 Lively-Fulcher pipe organ at the Catholic Church of St. Olaf (215 South 8th Street) in downtown Minneapolis, MN.  Free/donation. 

November 18, Friday at 7:30PM – recitalist and internationally acclaimed recording artist Jeremy Filsell (St. Thomas Church, NYC) plays a concert on the 87-stop Foley-Baker instrument at the Cathedral of Saint Mark (5:19 Oak Grove) in Minneapolis, MN.  Free/donation.

November 19, Saturday at 7:30PM – student soloist Isabel Munson plays a solo concert on the 57-rank 1978 Brunzema-Casavant pipe organ in Haan Auditorium of Dordt University in Sioux Center, IA.  Free. 

November 27, Sunday at 4PM – resident organist David Cherwien accompanies congregation and choir in an Advent Procession Service featuring the 55-rank 1966 Schlicker organ at Mount Olive Lutheran Church (3045 Chicago Avenue South) in Minneapolis, MN.  Free/donation.

December 6, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Raymond Johnston (St. Mark’s Cathedral, Mpls) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free.  

December 10, Saturday at 7:30PM -  the Chapel Arts Series presents the Choir of the Basilica of St. Mary, including works by Vierne, Jonathan Dove, Ola Gjeilo, Vivaldi, and Schubert (piano 4-hands), with organist Jacob Benda featuring the Gabriel Kney tracker-action pipe organ in the St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel of the University of St. Thomas (Cleveland Avenue at Ashland) in St. Paul, MN.  Free/donation.  

December 10, Saturday at 7:30PM – Philip Brunelle and the VocalEssence Choirs present the annual ‘Welcome Christmas’ Concerts featuring the Aeolian-Skinner concert organ at the University of Minnesota’s Northrop Carlson Family Stage (84 Church Street SE) in Minneapolis, MN.  Admission charged.

December 11, Sunday at 4PM – Philip Brunelle and the VocalEssence Choirs present the annual ‘Welcome Christmas’ Concerts featuring the Aeolian-Skinner concert organ at the University of Minnesota’s Northrop Carlson Family Stage (84 Church Street SE) in Minneapolis, MN.  Admission charged.

December 13, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Sarah Carlson (1st Lutheran, Bemidji) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free.  

December 20, Tuesday at 7:30PM – back for a second year, the Twin Cities Trumpet Ensemble presents A Brass and Organ Holiday featuring the Mighty Wurlitzer pipe organ at the Phipps Center for the Arts (109 Locust Street) in Hudson, WI.  Admission. 

January 8, Sunday at 4PM – guest soloist Katelyn Emerson (2016 AGO National Competition Winner) plays a solo concert on the 55-rank 1966 Schlicker organ at Mount Olive Lutheran Church (3045 Chicago Avenue South) in Minneapolis, MN.  Free/donation.

January 10, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist James D. Hicks (recording and concert artist) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free.  

January 17, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist David P. Jenkins (TCAGO Dean) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free.  

January 18, Wednesday at 12:30 (following noon Mass) – guest soloist Dean Billmeyer  (University of MN) plays the 4th concert in the 2022-2023 Noontime Series featuring the 49-rank 2001 Lively-Fulcher pipe organ at the Catholic Church of St. Olaf (215 South 8th Street) in downtown Minneapolis, MN.  Free/donation. 

January 24, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist David Briggs (St. John the Divine, NYC) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free.  

January 31, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Julia Brown (Mayflower Congregational, Grand Rapids, MI) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free.  

February 4, Saturday, 9AM-3PM – the annual Pipe Organ Discovery Day sponsored by the Twin Cities Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, with special guest Isabelle Demers (McGill University, Montreal) and participation of the Young Women Organists Cohort.  This activity is an invitation to young keyboard players to introduce them to the pipe organ, with demonstrations and hands-on access to instruments by Van Daalen, Bedient, and Aeolian-Skinner in facilities at Ferguson Hall (West Bank) and Northrop (main campus) at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.  Further details TBA.  Pre-registration required.

February 7, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Samuel Backman (Holy Cross Catholic, Mpls) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free.  

February 7, Tuesday at 7:30PM – guest virtuoso soloist Isabelle Demers (McGill University) plays the 108-rank Aeolian-Skinner Concert Organ at Northrop on the University of Minnesota’s main campus (84 Church Street SE) in Minneapolis, MN.  Admission-contact Northrop ticket office. 

February 14, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Joseph Ripka (University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free.  

February 15, Wednesday at 12:30 (following noon Mass) – guest soloist Mary Newtonplays the 5th concert in the 2022-2023 Noontime Series featuring the 49-rank 2001 Lively-Fulcher pipe organ at the Catholic Church of St. Olaf (215 South 8th Street) in downtown Minneapolis, MN.  Free/donation. 

February 26, Sunday at 4PM – resident organist David Cherwien accompanies congregation and choir in a Lenten Procession Service featuring the 55-rank 1966 Schlicker organ at Mount Olive Lutheran Church (3045 Chicago Avenue South) in Minneapolis, MN.  Free/donation.

February 27, Monday at 7PM – guest French recitalist Jean-Baptiste Robin presents a solo concert on the 1977 Hendrickson organ (Opus 51) at the Catholic Church of Saint Mark (1976 Dayton Avenue) in Saint Paul, MN.  Free/donation.

February 28, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Emily Roth (Congregational Church, Rochester, MN) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free.  

February 28, Tuesday at 7PM – guest French recitalist Jean-Baptiste Robin presents a master-class/workshop on the 1977 Hendrickson organ (Opus 51) at the Catholic Church of Saint Mark (1976 Dayton Avenue) in Saint Paul, MN.  Performers and observers are invited.  Free. 

March 7, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Adam Tabajdi (University Lutheran Church of Hope, Mpls) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free.  

March 7, Tuesday at 7PM – guest soloist Thomas Fielding (St. Augustine Cathedral, Kalamazoo, MI) presents an ‘illustrated’ concert performance of Henri Mulet’s Byzantine Sketches (10 picturesque movements inspired by the Sacre Coeur Basilica in Paris) featuring the 49-rank 2001 Lively-Fulcher pipe organ at the Catholic Church of St. Olaf (215 South 8th Street) in downtown Minneapolis, MN.  Free/donation. 

March 12, Sunday at 2:30PM – guest artist, 15-year-old student Henry Dangerfield presents solo concert on the 87-rank Foley-Baker organ at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral (519 Oak Grove) in Minneapolis, MN.  Free/donation.  

March 14, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Andrew Schaeffer (Luther Memorial Church, Madison, WI) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free.  

March 15, Wednesday at 12:30 (following noon Mass) – guest soloist Stephen Self (Wayzata Community Church) plays the 6th  concert in the 2022-2023 Noontime Series featuring the 49-rank 2001 Lively-Fulcher pipe organ at the Catholic Church of St. Olaf (215 South 8th Street) in downtown Minneapolis, MN.  Free/donation. 

March 18, Saturday from 9AM-5PM – the annual Before Bach’s Birthday Bash, a sequence of five hour-long concerts at various venues in the Twin Cities.  Details TBA.

March 19, Sunday at 3PM – guest soloist Peter Richard Conte (the Wanamaker Organist) provides improvised accompaniment to the silent film feature classic “Metropolis” featuring the Aeolian-Skinner concert organ at the University of Minnesota’s Northrop Carlson Family Stage (84 Church Street SE) in Minneapolis, MN.  Admission (ticket information at the Northrop online box office).

March 21, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Isaac Drewes (Central Lutheran, Mpls) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free.  

March 28, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Nils Halker (St. Clement’s Episcopal, St. Paul) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free.  

March 31, Friday at 7:30PM – internationally-acclaimed soloist Wayne Marshall plays the 57-rank Brunzema-Casavant mechanical-action organ at Dordt University (498 Fourth Avenue NE) in Sioux Center, IA.  Free. 

April 7, Friday at 7:30PM – the Cathedral Choir presents Charles Wood’s St. Mark’s Passion at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral (519 Oak Grove) in Minneapolis, MN.  Free/donation.  

April 18, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Samuel Libra (2nd Presbyterian, Louisville, KY) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free.  

April 18, Tuesday at 7:30PM – the Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphony presents the Organ Concerto by Francis Poulenc, with University of Minnesota organ professor  Dean Billmeyer playing the 108-rank Aeolian-Skinner Concert Organ at Northrop on the University of Minnesota’s main campus (84 Church Street SE) in Minneapolis, MN.  Admission.

April 19, Wednesday at 12:30 (following noon Mass) – guest soloist Thomas Ferry(Como Park Lutheran) plays the 7th concert in the 2022-2023 Noontime Series featuring the 49-rank 2001 Lively-Fulcher pipe organ at the Catholic Church of St. Olaf (215 South 8th Street) in downtown Minneapolis, MN.  Free/donation. 

April 23, Sunday at 3:00PM – guest soloist Damin Spritzer (University of Oklahoma) presents a concert in the Organ Artist Series featuring the Gabriel Kney tracker-action pipe organ in the St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel of the University of St. Thomas (Cleveland Avenue at Ashland) in St. Paul, MN.  Free/donation.  

April 23, Sunday at 3:00PM – resident organist Andrew Jacob teams up with the St. Olaf College radio program Sing for Joy in presenting a hymn festival featuring the combined choirs of Augustana Lu8theran Church and Westminster Presbyterian Church (Minneapolis), with guest conductor Anton Armstrong and Rev. Alexandra Jacob, narrator, featuring the 50-rank 2005 Glatter-Götz/Rosales organ at Augustana Lutheran Church (1400 South Robert Street) in West Saint Paul, MN. Free/donation. 

April 25, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Patrick Pope (Holy Comforter Episcopal, Charlotte, NC) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free.  

May 2, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Christopher Ganza (Cathedral of St. Paul, MN) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free.  

May 6, Saturday at 7:30PM – resident soloist Jacob Benda and the University of St. Thomas Orchestra, led by Matthew George, present Organ Concertos by Josef Rheinberger and Francis Poulenc for the season’s closing concert in the  Chapel Arts Series featuring the Gabriel Kney tracker-action pipe organ in the St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel of the University of St. Thomas (Cleveland Avenue at Ashland) in St. Paul, MN.  Free/donation.  

May 9, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Simon Pick (Church of the Assumption St. Paul, MN) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free.  

May 13, Saturday at 7:30PM – the Cathedral Choir, Choral Society and Orchestra, led by resident musician Raymond Johnston, present a season final concert (TBA) at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral (519 Oak Grove) in Minneapolis, MN.  Free/donation.   

May 16, Tuesday at 12:35PM - guest soloist Kathrine Handford (Church of Saint Mark, St. Paul, MN) continues the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free.  

May 17, Wednesday at 12:30 (following noon Mass) – guest soloist Richard Gray (St. John the Evangelist Church, Saint Paul) plays the final concert in the 2022-2023 Noontime Series featuring the 49-rank 2001 Lively-Fulcher pipe organ at the Catholic Church of St. Olaf (215 South 8th Street) in downtown Minneapolis, MN.  Free/donation. 

May 23, Tuesday at 12:35PM - resident soloist Wolfgang Rübsam concludes the 2022-2023 season of Tuesday Organ Recitals featuring the 57-rank 1998 Casavant pipe organ at the Church of St. Louis, King-of-France (506 Cedar Street) in downtown Saint Paul, MN.  Free.  

June 10, Saturday at 4PM – guest soloist Joseph Trucano (Westminster Presbyterian, Minneapolis) opens a weekend Bach Tage celebration playing an all-Bach solo concert on the 55-rank 1966 Schlicker organ at Mount Olive Lutheran Church (3045 Chicago Avenue South) in Minneapolis, MN.  Free/donation.

June 10, Saturday at 4PM – resident organist David Cherwien and guest conductor Kathy Romey conclude a weekend Bach Tage celebration with a Service of Evening Prayer including performance of Bach’s Cantata No. 105 at Mount Olive Lutheran Church (3045 Chicago Avenue South) in Minneapolis, MN.  Free/donation.