AGO Prizewinners Featured on Pipedreams in November

Program number 1545 airing November 9, 2015 will feature winners of various national and regional competitions sponsored by the American Guild of Organists.

Nicholas Capozzoli (2003 Buzard/All Saint’s Episcopal Church, Atlanta, GA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 4/18/15). Capozzoli took first prize in the 2015 Taylor Organ Competition sponsored by the Atlanta AGO Chapter.

   J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue in G, BWV 541
   Elsa Barraine: Prelude and Fugue No. 1
   Craig Phillips: Rhapsody for Organ (2015)

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Jonathan Rudy (2012 Fisk/Memorial Church, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/23/14); (2008 Fisk/Auer Hall, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN) Pro Organo 7268. Jonathan Rudy won first prize in the 2014 AGO National Young Artist Competition in Organ Performance (NYACOP).

   Nikolaus Bruhns: Praeludium in G
   Max Reger: Capriccio, Op. 65, no. 2
   Pamela Decker: Faneuil Hall

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Alcee Chriss III (1929 Welte-Tripp/Church of the Covenant, Boston, MA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/25/14).

   Jeanne Demessieux: Répons pour le temps du Pâques

Paul Lim (1929 Welte-Tripp/Church of the Covenant, Boston, MA)

   Carson Cooman: Berceuse, Op. 846; Gloucester Estampie, Op. 862

Chinar Merjanian (1929 Welte-Tripp/Church of the Covenant, Boston, MA)

   Paul Hindemith: Lebhaft (i), from Organ Sonata No. 2   
   Louis Vierne: Naïdes, Op. 55, no. 4
   Pamela Decker: Pentecost, from Liturgical Suite

Alcee Chriss III, Paul Lim, and Chinar Merjanian were “Rising Stars” and winners of 2013 AGO/Quimby Regional Competitions.

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Patrick Scott (1991 Gilbert & Taylor/ St. Cecilia Parish, Boston, MA) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/26/14). Dr. Scott won the 2014 AGO National Competition in Organ Improvisation (NCOI).

   Improvisations on Submitted Themes

Program #1545, November 9, 2015

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