Organ Recital

Organ Recital: Vaughn Mauren

Sunday, February 19, 2017 | 5:15pm

Guest organist Vaughn Mauren from St. James's Episcopal Church, West Hartford, Conn., plays a recital on the Cathedral’s 10,650–pipe great organ. $10 suggested donation.




Sonata in E Flat for organ
Edward Cuthbert Bairstow (1874-1946)
i. Andante Serioso Ma Con Moto
ii. Allegro Giocoso
iii. Maestoso

Symphony #3 in F-sharp minor
Louis Vierne (1870–1937)
I. Allegro maestoso
II. Cantilène
III. Intermezzo
IV. Adagio
V. Final

About Vaughn Mauren

Born in New York City and raised in Albany, New York, Vaughn Mauren began his musical career as a chorister in the Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys, Albany, and later at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Albany. He continued his organ studies with John Rose at Trinity College (Hartford), earning a B. A. with Honors in Music in 2007, and at the Yale School of Music and Institute of Sacred Music, earning a M. M. in Organ Performance in 2009 under Martin Jean, Thomas Murray and Jeffrey Brillhart. He has performed solo organ recitals at the American Cathedral in Paris, Washington National Cathedral, St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, and as a collaborate organist with Sigur Rós at Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival. Vaughn was named Organist and Choirmaster at St. James’s Episcopal Church, West Hartford in 2014, having previously served as Director of Music for Young at Arts and Associate Organist at Christ Church Bronxville, New York; Organist of the Episcopal Church at Yale; and Organist and Choirmaster of Berkeley Divinity School at Yale. In addition to his work in the church, Vaughn served on the vocal coaching faculties of Sarah Lawrence College and Concordia College, New York, and conducted operas by Britten and Menotti, as well as several musical theater productions while at Young at Arts. He recently served as Chorusmaster for Connecticut Concert Opera’s 2015 production of Tosca, and for Opera Connecticut’s 2016 production of Hansel and Gretel. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival Hartford and on the Executive Board of the Greater Hartford Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

  • Admission
    • Free
    • $10 suggested donation
  • Dates Offered
    • February 19, 2017 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm