Diane Bish, the world renowned organist, will perform a solo organ recital present on the historic 50-rank Casavant pipe organ at Union College's Memorial Chapel, Sunday, April 3, at 3 p.m.
The performance will feature traditional organ classics by Bach, Haydn and Widor, and some of Bish's own hymn arrangements.
Diane Bish is a concert and recording artist, composer, and conductor. Her performances have been hailed by critics as “stunning, virtuosic, fiery, and astonishing.”
She is perhaps best known through the international television series, “The Joy of Music,” in which she combines exhilarating organ and ensemble performances with an informative, inspiration narrative and exciting world travel. She has taped over 300 programs in famous cathedrals and concert halls.
This concert has been organized locally by Alfred V. Fedak, dean of the Eastern New York Chapter of the American Guild of Organists (AGO), and by Dianne M. McMullen, associate professor of music and college organist at Union College.
General admission is $20. Admission is free with Union College ID and to members of the Eastern New York Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. For more information contact Prof. Dianne McMullen at 388-6202 or Al Fedak at 427-7744 or 436-8544.