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Guest Recital: Carole Terry, Organ

  • Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
  • Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Location: Center for Faith and Life, Main Hall

Carole Terry Carole Terry, guest concert organist, will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, in the Main Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the Luther Campus.

The concert is open to the public with no charge for admission.

Terry will perform Praeludium in E Major by Dietrich Buxtehude, two works by Bach, a     Felix Mendelssohn sonata, "Deuxiéme Fantasie" by Jehan Alain, "Clair de Lune" by Jehan Alain and Introduction and Passsacaglia to "Schönberger Orgelalbum" by  Max Reger.

The concert is being presented as Luther's annual Benefactor  Organ Recital, which      features outstanding artists of international caliber performing on the Robert Sipe mechanical action organ. The intent of the concert, sponsored through the Kathryn Ulvilden Moen Organ Fund and the William B. Kuhlman Endowment for Organ Performance, is to provide a performance from an inspirational role model for current and prospective students who wish to pursue organ study at Luther.

Carole Terry's career as a renowned performer and pedagogue of the organ and harpsichord has taken her to many cities and universities throughout the United States, Europe, and the Far East. Especially known for her performances and recordings of German Romantic music, she is also an expert on the physiology of keyboard performance -- the subject of her forthcoming academic work.

As a performer and master teacher, Terry participated in the Bamboo Organ Festival, in Manila, Philippines, as well as the Attersee Barock Akademie, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, in Lübeck, Germany. She has also been involved in various summer academies, such as the International Summer School for Young Organists in Oundle, Great Britain and the Mount Royal College Organ Academy and International Summer School in Calgary, Canada. A frequent judge for competitions, Terry has adjudicated the prestigious International Musachino Organ Competition in Tokyo and in 2003, the Third Mikael Tariverdiev International Organ Competition.

In the United States, Terry has participated in conferences and seminars such as the San Anselmo Organ Festival, The Historical Organ in America (Arizona), the Oregon Bach Festival, and the Montreat Festival of Worship and Music (North Carolina). She has been a featured recitalist at many conventions of the American Guild of Organists.

Questions? Contact Brad Schultz, schubr01@luther.edu, 563-387-1141