Faculty Artist Series: Luther's Brad Schultz to perform organ recital Feb. 10

Brad Schultz, visiting instructor of organ and sacred music at Luther College will perform an organ recital at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10 in the Center for Faith and Life main recital hall.

The recital will feature organ pieces associated with the Epiphany season of the church year, which comes to a close on that Sunday, including a major work on the hymn "O Morning Star, How Fair and Bright."

The performance is open to the public with no charge for admission. The program will include Dietrich Buxtehude's "Magnificat Primi Toni," selections from Louis Vierne's "Pieces de Fantasie," Bach's Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, Paul Halley's "Outer Hebrides" and Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck's Echo Fantasia d (dorian).

Schultz currently serves as visiting instructor in organ and sacred music, where he teaches courses in hymnody and sacred music, applied organ instruction, ear training, directs the Luther Ringers Handbell Choir and serves as visiting cantor and organist to the student congregation.

Schultz has served as church musician to congregations in Iowa, Minnesota, Idaho and Georgia. He is also a frequent recitalist, conductor and educator, having recently appeared with the Community Chorale in his hometown of Waseca, Minn. and a wide spectrum of vocal, handbell and instrumental church ensembles of all ages. Schultz holds degrees from Luther College and Emory University in Atlanta, Ga.

Brad Schultz, visiting instructor of organ and sacred music