Jack Mitchener Organ Recital
PRUMC Artist in Residence and Assistant Organist
Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 7:00 pm, Sanctuary
Jack Mitchener has been praised for playing that is technically brilliant, yet expressive and poetic. According to The American Organist, “Mitchener brings music to life with his supple rhythmic control, clear phrasing, energy, and sensitivity.” He will play a recital that demonstrates the full resources of the Mander organ at PRUMC. Featured works will be Bach’s Prelude and Fugue in E minor (‘Wedge’) and Franck’s Choral in B minor. Other composers included will be Handel, Saint-Saëns, Messiaen, Dupré and Ropartz. The second half of the recital will be devoted to French music.
Jack joined the PRUMC Music Ministry in July 2017 as the new Artist-in-Residence and Assistant Organist. He is the primary musician for the 9:00 am Communion Service. He is also Professor of Organ, University Organist, Chairman of the Keyboard Department in the Townsend School of Music, and Director of the Townsend-McAfee Institute of Church Music at Mercer University in Macon.
$15 suggested concert donation/$5 suggested for students.
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