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Director of Public Programming
Department of Fine and Performing Arts
Loyola University Chicago Continues its Organ Concert Summer Series
Well-Known Organists to Perform at Madonna della Strada Chapel
CHICAGO, June 10, 2014 – Loyola University Chicago’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts and the Department of Sacramental Life will host their annual Summer Celebrity Organ Concert Series beginning June 15.
Celebrating the music of the beautiful Katheryn Stamm Memorial Organ, the University welcomes well known organists from across the nation. All concerts are free, open to the public, and take place on the third Sunday of each month at 3 p.m. at the Madonna della Strada Chapel at 1032 West Sheridan Road in Rogers Park on Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus. More information on the summer concerts can be found below.
Sunday, June 15
- David Enlow is organist and choir master of the Church of the Resurrection in New York. Enlow is a member of the organ faculty of The Julliard School, sub-dean of the New York City Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, and a member of the Guild’s National Committee on Profession Certification, serving as an examiner of organists nationwide.
Dr. Marilyn Keiser
Sunday, July 20
- Dr. Marilyn Keiser is the chancellor’s professor of music emeritus at Jacobs School of Music of Indiana University, in Bloomington. Keiser has appeared throughout the United States in concerts sponsored by churches, colleges, and chapters of The American Guild of Organists.
Dr. Lynn Trapp
August 17, 2014
- Dr. Lynn Trapp is a concert organist and active recitalist. Since 1996, Trapp has served as director of worship and music and organist/pianist for St. Olaf Catholic Church, where he directs an extensive worship and music department. In addition to being one of five members of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Pastoral Musicians (NPM) and chapter director of the Twin Cities Chapter of NPM, Dr. Trapp has had his archives established in perpetuity at the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Library.
About the Department of Fine and Performing Arts
Loyola’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts aligns the creative energies of dance, music, theatre, and visual arts to provide quality arts education to students. This interdisciplinary collaboration, and the renovation of two arts facilities on the Lake Shore Campus, has inspired a renaissance of the arts on campus. This year’s public programming includes more than 70 innovative events engaging several art forms. For information and events, visit blogs.luc.edu/ArtsAlive.
About Loyola University Chicago
Founded in 1870, Loyola University Chicago is one of the nation’s largest Jesuit, Catholic universities, with nearly 16,000 students. More than 10,000 undergraduates hailing from all 50 states and 82 countries call Loyola home. The University has four campuses: three in the greater Chicago area and one in Rome, Italy, as well as course locations in Beijing, China; Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Vernon Hills, Illinois (Cuneo Mansion and Gardens); and a Retreat and Ecology Campus in Woodstock, Illinois. The University features 10 schools and colleges, including the Quinlan School of Business, Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, Stritch School of Medicine, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Communication, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Law, School of Social Work, and GraduateSchool. Consistently ranked a top national university by U.S.News & World Report, Loyola is also among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service. To learn more about Loyola, visit LUC.edu, “like” us at Facebook.com/LoyolaChicago, or follow us on Twitter via @LoyolaChicago or @LoyolaNewsroom.
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