Organ Camp at Macy's

Studio Recital | July 6, 2022 12:00 p.m.

Curtis’s Organ Camp welcomes a group of students selected by Alan Morrison.

Through the duration of the camp, students will experience organ lessons with Mr. Morrison, Peter Conte, and Matthew Glandorf. They will also tour various organs around the city and the surrounding area and have the opportunity to play the Wanamaker organ at Macy’s.

  • July 6, 2022
  • 12:00 p.m.
  • Macy's, Center City

Artists

  • Alan Morrison is one of the most sought-after American concert organists, performing in Alice Tully, Jacoby, Verizon, Benaroya, and Spivey halls; Meyerson Symphony Center; Overture Center; Jack Singer Concert Hall; the Crystal Cathedral; National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.; and colleges, cathedrals, and churches throughout North America, Europe, Russia, and Brazil.

    Mr. Morrison has been a featured artist for numerous national and regional conventions of the American Guild of Organists. He won first prize in both the Mader (California) and Poister (New York) National Organ Competitions, as well as the silver medal at the 1994 Calgary International Organ Festival. Mr. Morrison’s numerous recordings are regularly featured on radio stations worldwide, and his television appearances include two episodes of Mister Roger’s Neighborhood as both an organist and pianist.

    A graduate of Curtis (organ and piano accompanying) and the Juilliard School (organ), Mr. Morrison is college organist at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pa. and organist in residence at Spivey Hall in Morrow, Ga. He joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 2002.

  • Matthew Glandorf is active as a conductor, composer, church musician, and educator. He was raised in Germany, where he received early instruction at the organ of Bremen Cathedral with Wolfgang Baumgratz. At age sixteen he entered the Curtis Institute of Music as a student of John Weaver and Ford Lallerstedt. He pursued graduate studies with McNeil Robinson at the Manhattan School of Music. In 2004 he was appointed artistic director of the Choral Arts Society of Philadelphia, and in 2008 he became the artistic director of the Bach Festival of Philadelphia. He has served as director of music for many Philadelphia churches, including Old St. Joseph’s, Old Pine Street Presbyterian, and Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion.

    Mr. Glandorf joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 1995. He has also served on the faculties of Swarthmore College and Westminster Choir College.

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