University of Pittsburgh Bradford
Advent Organ Recital

Advent Organ Recital

When: Friday, December 06, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Where: Harriett B. Wick Chapel

Description:

 Featured on the Sarah B. Dorn Organ for this special recital will be internationally known composer, conductor, and organist Roland (Ron) Martin, who is a faculty member at the Buffalo Seminary, Canisius College, and the University at Buffalo.  He also serves as Director of Music, Organist, and Choirmaster at St. Joseph University Church, Buffalo, and as Artistic Director of the Freudig Singers of Western New York.     

As an organist, Mr. Martin has given recitals throughout the United States, including the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., and he has performed in Canada, Spain, France, Germany, Austria, Italy and England, as well as annual concerts in Belgium.  In 1986, Mr. Martin was honored to perform the New York premiere, and the third American performance, of the complete collection of J.S. Bach's recently discovered Neumeister Chorales. In September 2000, he gave a critically acclaimed performance of Bach's Art of the Fugue at on the magnificent Fisk Organ at UB's Slee Hall, and in October 2000, he debuted as soloist with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of the Rheinberger Organ Concerto No. 2.  


Mr. Martin was the 2008 recipient of the Individual Artist Award from the Arts Council  of Buffalo and Erie County.