Ongoing Availabilities:

Offering thematic solo recitals and recital/lecture/master class
combinations on the organ music of Sigfrid Karg-Elert, Jean Langlais,
Siegfried Reda, 19th and 20th century Russian composers, 500 years of
Spanish organ music and lesser-known modern French composers, as
well as mixed programs of varied literatureand concerti with either full
or chamber orchestra. Special commemorative /anniversary/unique occasion
programs may be tailored to your specific requests. I always am interested in
providing an educational component such as a class, lecture, demonstration
or master class with any engagement.

Ensemble: In conjunction with Bach's Five Productions, unique programs of
chamber music with organ are available. Sponsors either may contract an entire
ensemble or employ local musicians to perform with me, with Bach's Five
providing the program concept and scores.

Collaborative: I also accept bookings as a collaborative duo partner on organ,
piano, harpsichord, clavichord and celesta.

Children and Youth: With extensive experience in both teaching and presenting
programs of repertoire especially designed for children and youth, pipe organ
encounters/informances and "Pipes, Pedals and Pizza" events, I am an ideal
"pied piper" for assisting you in promoting interest in the organ at your church
or school. as both presenter and consultant. [Please note the example on the flyer below.]

Solo Recital, Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue
1 West 53rd Street at Fifth Avenue
New York, New York
March16, 2014 - 5:15 PM [following 4:00 PM Choral Evensong]

Solo Recital, The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine
112tth Street and Amsterdam Avenue
New York, New York
September 15, 2013 - 5:00 PM

Solo Recital
3:00 pm
Workshop - Kaleidoscope: The Colorful Life of Sigfrid Karg-Elert
5:00 pm
Central Presbyterian Church
Bristol, Virginia
May 19, 2013

Solo Recital, Music of Sigfrid Karg-Elert [1877-1933]
Princeton University Chapel
Princeton, New Jersey
May 2, 2013
12:30 pm

Solo Recital, Faith Lutheran Church
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Möller Opus 9579
Phoenix, Arizona
April 21, 2013
4:00 pm

A Multimedia Devotional Presentation of The Seven Last Words of Christ
Cathedral of St. Joseph
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
March 26, 2013
7:30 pm

The complete Sept Chorals-Poèmes, Opus 67 of Charles Tournemire presented
in the context of readings and images selected from seven centuries of Crucifixion
literature and art.

Dr. Richard Webb, Organist and Designer
Dr. Shirley Sands and Oneal Isaac, Readers

First Monday at First Methodist Concert Series
Summer Season Finale

Dr. Craig Heinzen, Trumpet
Dr. Richard Webb, Organ and Piano
First United Methodist Church
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
August 6, 2012

William Boyce: Voluntary in D Major (Trumpet and Organ)
Stuart K. Hine, arr. Mark Hayes: How Great Thou Art (Piano)
Dallas Blair: Three Hymn Settings for Trumpet and Organ
- Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us
- Lord, Whose Love Through Humble Service
- We're Marching to Zion
C. Austin Miles, arr. Mark Hayes: In the Garden (Piano)
Noel Goemanne: March for Festive Occasions (Trumpet and Organ)

Kaleidoscope: The Colorful Life of Sigfrid Karg-Elert

AGO Region IX Convention Workshop
San Francisco, California
July 5, 2011

AGO National Convention Workshop
Nashville, Tennessee
July 1-6, 2012

A vexing career irony was that Sigfrid Karg-Elert was regarded as one of the most significant organ composers since Bach, except in his own country. His first published works were for the Art-harmonium on which he was billed as a
virtuoso, played frequent concerts and presented a Sunday
morning radio broadcast.

He was encouraged early by Edvard Grieg and Alexandre Guilmant, urged
by Max Reger and finally inspired by the phenomenal playing of Karl Straube
to write original compositions and arrange many of his harmonium
works for the organ.

From youthful adventures to a two-year nervous breakdown, from recognition
to post-war poverty amid face-saving donations from admirers, from the
ambivilance of professional neglect to the anticipation of a subsequently ill-fated American tour, this workshop will provide glimpses of the colorful and sometimes fragmented life of Karg-Elert through a kaleidoscope of images,
sounds, anecdotes and quotations.

A Royal Affair: Japan Relief Benefit Concert
Collaborative pianist for Melissa Stockstill, Harpist and Claire Jones,
Royal Harpist to Prince Charles and the Royal Family
South Campus, Bethany World Prayer Center
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
May 6, 2011

Solo Recital, Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue
1 West 53rd Street at Fifth Avenue
New York, New York
May 16, 2010 - 5:15 PM [following 4:00 PM Choral Evensong]

Music of Sigfrid Karg-Elert [1877-1933]

Preambulo from Music for Organ, Opus 145
Three Pastels, Opus 92
Funerale, Opus 75, No. 1
[In Memory of Alexandre Guilmant]
Aphorismus, Opus 86, No.10

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