Category: Articles

Oatlands Sketches In 1985, while I was living in the Washington, D.C., area and teaching at the University of Virginia, celebrated organist and composer Emma Lou Diemer approached me about…

Composer Rachel Laurin   I identify myself in life as an organist and composer. Since 2006, I have been “House Composer” at Wayne Leupold Editions. Being part of “Leupold’s Family”…

A Russian Journey By Gail Archer   In summer, 2013, I traveled in Europe for a month from 17 July to 17 August to play eleven concerts in Germany, Italy,…

Hope of Dawn by Paola SantillanH O P E O F D a w n was commissioned by composer and organist Alexandra Fol, in conjunction with the International Research and Information…

Organ Ambassador I’m an Organ Ambassador by Jan Kraybill   Like most musicians, I have created a career out of many jobs – part-time and full-time; musical and non-musical; temporary,…

Marie-Madeleine Duruflé Marie-Madeleine Duruflé; A Model for Today’s Women Organists by Sarah Jane Starcher   As the tide of time flows continually on, it is easy for figures who have…

A Musical Journey A Musical Journey from Chile to Germany and the United States by Christine Gevert Is it still unusual in the 21st century to be a female organist,…

News Eileen Guenther has been invited to play a recital on the new organ in the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center on Oct 30. She is the first woman…

A Cathedral Organist’s Career: June Nixon There cannot be too many organists anywhere in the world who have continuously occupied a church post in a major city for even two…