Daniel Aune in Concert on Organ and Harpsichord for Nov 11 Music Gettysburg! Concert

Aune_Daniel.jpg LTSG12-64 Music, Gettysburg! Presents Organist Daniel 
 Aune Performing Bach, Buxtehude, Sweelink and More in
 Nov 11 Concert

Music, Gettysburg! presents Daniel Aune in concert on the Seminary’s Andover tracker organ and harpsichord in the Gettysburg premiere of one of the country’s best young keyboardists Sunday, November 11th at 7:30pm.

Aune will open his concert with Buxtehude’s Praeludium in E Major.  The audience will hear some of the most popular preludes and fugues by Johan Sebastian Bach and J.P. Sweelink, as well as works by Jehan Alain and François Couperin in the course of the concert. A featured work will be Suite in D Minor, “Uranie” from Musikalischer Parnassus by Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer.

The concert is free and open to the public, in the Seminary chapel located at 147 Seminary Ridge in Gettysburg.

Daniel Aune is the Director of Music and Organist at Christ Lutheran Church, Inner Harbor, in Baltimore, MD. He holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in organ performance from the prestigious Eastman School of Music, where he studied with David Higgs. Previous degrees at Eastman include an MM in organ with David Higgs, an MM in harpsichord with William Porter, and the Sacred Music Diploma. Additional studies included improvisation with William Porter and a doctoral minor in composition.

Mr. Aune has been selected to perform in classes led by Harold Vogel, Jacques van Oortmerssen, Ludger Lohmann, Michel Bouvard, Olivier Latry, Todd Wilson, Joan Lippincott, and Cherry Rhodes. Mr. Aune has been published in the Eastman Organbook and has also composed choral anthems and hymn arrangements for organ, brass, and choir. His competition credits include first prize in both the Rodland Memorial Scholarship Competition and the San Marino Competition, second place in the Arthur Poister Competition, and a semi-finalist in the National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance (NYACOP) which is sponsored by the American Guild of Organists. Mr. Aune also was awarded the first-ever Lecture-Recital Prize at Eastman for his thesis “Johann Sebastian Bach’s Leipzig Chorales: New Thoughts on Their Development and Function.”

Music, Gettyburg! is a premier free concert series featuring the finest regional, national and international musicians hosted by the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. The seminary chapel is located at 147 Seminary Ridge on the west edge of Gettysburg. For more information about this and other concerts remaining in the Music, Gettysburg! schedule, please call 717-334-6286 ext 2197 or email info@musicgettysburg.org or visit the web site at www.musicgettysburg.org

Posted: 11/2/2012 3:50:15 PM by John Spangler | with 0 comments

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