Free Organ Concert

Free Organ Concert

Free Organ Concert at St. John's, Lakeport on Thursday, December 20 at Noon

by St. John's, Lakeport

Noted Lake County Organist Melvin Taylor is performing a free public concert at noon on Thursday, December 20, at St. John’s, Lakeport.

Where: St. John's, Lakeport
1190 North Forbes Street
Lakeport, CA 95453
Thursday, December 20 at noon

The half-hour concert, Organ Chorales for Advent and Songs of Thanksgiving to God, features compositions by J.S. Bach, J. Brahms, D. Buxtehude, and Piet Post.

Taylor joined St. John’s this year as organist on the church’s Allen organ. His music training began on the accordion as a child in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho. He studied guitar, piano and organ in Idaho, and participated in liturgy and music resource seminars with Dr. Paul Eineke at St. John’s Cathedral in Spokane, Washington.

While earning an AA degree in music at North Idaho College, he operated a music studio, providing training on various instruments and music repair. He also played for weddings.

Taylor earned his BA degree in music from Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington.

He played organ for various churches in Idaho, Arizona and Lake County. He also performed for special events as back-up pianist for local musician David Neff.

Hear more of Taylor’s organ music at St. John’s, Lakeport, on Christmas Eve at 10 pm, Christmas Day at 10 am, and regular Sunday services at 10 am.

For further information, please call Parish Priest, Fr. Leo M. Joseph, O.S.F., at 707-349-6563 or see St. John’s website .

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