Organ Recital

Organ Recital: Filippa Duke

Sunday, June 12, 2016 | 5:15pm

Guest organist Filippa Duke from Titusville, Pa., plays a recital on the Cathedral’s 10,650–pipe great organ. $10 suggested donation.





Symphonie Romane
Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
I. Moderato

Sonata No. III, Op. 65
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
I. Con moto maestoso
II. Andante tranquillo

Rhapsody in D-Flat
Herbert Howells (1892-1983)

Passacaglia in C minor BWV 582
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

About Filippa Duke

Dr. Filippa Duke, a native of North Carolina, earned her doctorate in Church Music (Dual emphasis in Organ and Choral Conducting) from the University of Kansas. Her document, What Sweeter Musick: A Survey of Selected Contemporary American Anthem Literature Composed for the Episcopal Church, focuses upon newly composed anthem literature by six living composers. While at KU, she studied with Michael Bauer. She received the Bachelor of Music in Organ Performance from East Carolina University where she was a student of Janette Fishell. Additional studies include the Certificate in Advanced Performance Studies from ECU and the Master of Music degree in Organ Performance from Indiana University where she studied with Chris Young. She has performed recitals across the country.

Dr. Duke has served many churches as an organist, choral conductor, and handbell director. While Director of Music/Organist at Westport Presbyterian, Kansas City, Filippa was a part of the organ project that resulted in the commissioning of Martin Pasi’s Op. 24 (2016). Additionally, she served as the organ consultant for the restoration of the 1870 J. D. Moore instrument at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, Herndon, VA. Dr. Duke is the Director of Music/Organist at First Presbyterian Church in Titusville, Pennsylvania.

  • Admission
    • Free
    • $10 suggested donation
  • Dates Offered
    • June 12, 2016 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm