2016 Gala Honors Wilma Jensen

The American Guild of Organists (AGO) selected internationally acclaimed organist, church musician, and teacher WILMA JENSEN as the honoree for the 2016 AGO Endowment Fund Distinguished Artist Award Recital and Gala Benefit Reception on Friday, April 8, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. Complete information can be found  here. The celebration began at 7:00 p.m., at West End United Methodist Church, 2200 West End Avenue, where the honoree performed a free recital featuring works by Vierne, Philip James, Franck, Brahms, Schumann, and Tournemire. Dr. Jensen was joined by Stephen Seifert in a performance of Conni Ellisor's Blackberry Winter, a concerto for dulcimer and string orchestra, which was transcribed for organ by the honoree for this … [Read more...]