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Faber to perform at Lake City Union Church

Organ music program set for June 19

June 11, 2011
Messenger News

LAKE CITY - Trudy Faber, professor emerita of music at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, will present a program of organ music at 7 p.m. June 19 at Lake City Union Church.

Faber, who is organist at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Springfield, has both a distinguished teaching and performing career as an organist and harpsichordist. She's given recitals and lectures in 31 states, Japan, the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden and Cyprus.

Faber has two unique ties to Lake City. Both she and John Ourensma, organist at the Union Church in Lake City, are graduates of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich., and she is a former teacher of Lake City resident Sylvia Streufert.

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Trudy Faber, professor emerita of music at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, will present a program of organ music at 7 p.m. June 19 at Lake City Union Church. She will perform on the two-manual and pedal mechanical action organ, Opus 13, built in 1980 by Dobson Pipe Organ Builders, of Lake City.

She will play the two-manual and pedal mechanical action organ, Opus 13, built in 1980 by Dobson Pipe Organ Builders of Lake City. Included in the program will be two of her special interests - music of the Baroque and music written by women composers.

A specialist in Baroque music, she has presented papers, recitals and workshops on various aspects of dance elements at national and international conferences, including those of the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians and American Guild of Organists.

As a specialist on women composers, she teaches a course on Women in Music, gives lectures on the 12th Century abbess Hildegard von Bingen and often presents recitals featuring the music of women composers.

Fact Box

If you go:

WHO: Trudy Faber, professor emerita of music, Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio.

WHAT: Organ recital on the Dobson Organ.

WHEN: 7 p.m. June 19

WHERE: Lake City Union Church, 206 W. Main St.

FREEWILL offering will be accepted at the door.

Admission is free, and the concert is open to the public.

A freewill offering will be accepted at the door.

 
 

 

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