We had a great time at the Summer Academy for High School Organists!
August 3-7, 2015
Here’s a snapshot of the week:
The twelve students following recital no. 2 at Third Presbyterian
Fun times on Canandaigua Lake, with ice cream of course!
Horsing around 🙂
Organ crawl at United Church, Canandaigua (new instrument by Parsons)
Annie Laver teaches at the Christ Church masterclass – here featuring the Casparini organ in the back of the nave.
Another view of the group following their final bow.
The anthem accompaniment workshop and one of the faculty/student recitals was held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, on its suave 1926 E.M. Skinner, beautifully restored.
Edoardo Bellotti, one of our five fabulous faculty!
Trying out the beautiful Fritts organ at Sacred Heart Cathedral before the faculty/student recital there.
Chatting on the bus to Canandaigua.
Learning about the craft of pipe-making and the materials that comprise them.
At the first student recital – final bow in front of the Casparini at Christ Church.
A class at the Italian Baroque Organ, Memorial Art Gallery.
Two masterful organists, wonderful teachers, and great people: David Higgs (chair of the Dpt of Organ, Sacred Music, and Historical Keyboards) and Stephen Kennedy!
Cheesing for the camera at Canandaigua Lake: Professors Annie Laver and Nathan Laube, and coordinator Caroline Robinson
The whole group – faculty and students – following the culminating performance at Third Presbyterian Church.