William Jewell College will celebrate the installation of Quimby Pipe Organs Op. 62 with a program featuring the instrument in organ solos, chamber music and choral accompanying. The program is at 3 p.m. March 25 at Forbis Recital Hall, on the top floor of the Pillsbury Music Center on the college campus in Liberty, Mo. The concert is free and the public is invited to attend; tickets or reservations are not required.
The performers will include organists Evan Courtney of the William Jewell class of 2012; Stephen Kucera, a student at the college’s Lydia Lovan Community School of Music; and Ann Marie Rigler, professor of music and college organist. Also featured will be violinist Eric T. Williams and the vocal ensemble Schola Cantorum, directed by Jay Carter, William Jewell College artist-in-residence.
The organ recently installed in Forbis Recital Hall was originally built for the residence of Linda and the late Jim Coleberd, D.O., of Hannibal, Mo. Thanks to the generosity of Linda Coleberd and Jewell trustee Linda Roos of the Pillsbury Foundation, which funded the organ’s transport to Liberty and its installation in Forbis Recital Hall, a new generation of music students and audiences will have access to this superb instrument.
For more information, please contact Ann Marie Rigler at riglera AT william.jewell DOT edu or call 816-415-7533.
William Jewell College is committed to bringing together talented students and gifted faculty mentors within a vibrant community sparked by a rigorous and intentional liberal arts curriculum. A full range of personal and professional development experiences are presented by the selective national liberal arts college’s location within the Kansas City metroplex of more than two million.