Organ Recital

Organ Recital: Weston Jennings

Sunday, September 30, 2018 | 5:15pm

Guest organist Weston Jennings from First Presbyterian Church, Tyler, Tex., plays a recital on the Cathedral’s 10,650–pipe great organ. $10 suggested donation.

 

 

 

Repertoire

Toccata in F major, BWV 540
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Scherzo from Sonata in F major, Op. 95
Edwin Lemare (1865-1934)

Capriccio in C major
John Ireland (1879-1962)

Fantasie in F minor, KV 608
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Fantasmagorie, AWV 73
Petite Pièce, AWV 37

Jehan Alain (1911-1940)

Toccata in G major
Théodore Dubois (1837-1924)

About Weston Jennings

American organist Weston Jennings is quickly establishing himself as a talented and engaging international performer. Having first encountered the pipe organ at the Interlochen Summer Arts Camp, he later graduated from the Interlochen Arts Academy. At the Eastman School of Music, Weston earned his Bachelor of Music Degree and the prestigious Performer’s Certificate. In May of 2017, he graduated from the Yale School of Music and the Yale Institute of Sacred Music with his Master of Music Degree.

Prior to his studies at Yale, he completed two years in England as the Organ Scholar of Canterbury Cathedral and Chelmsford Cathedral. During this time, he was also appointed the first Organ Scholar to the Royal Festival Hall, London.

Following his recital debut at The Kennedy Center (Washington, DC) in 2009, he has performed across the United States, Europe, and Asia, including Westminster Abbey (London), Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue (New York), The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels (Los Angeles), the Chapel of the Queen’s College (Oxford), and the Berliner Dom (Germany).

Weston currently serves as Director of Music and Organist of First Presbyterian Church in Tyler, TX, as well as Artistic Director of the Tyler Civic Chorale. For more information visit www.westonjennings.com.

  • Admission
    • Free
    • $10 suggested donation
  • Dates Offered
    • September 30, 2018 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm