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Catawba College Tuesday 515 Series Opens September 13

August 23, 2005

Category: Music


The public is invited to attend the first of Catawba College’s Tuesday Music 515 performances for this fall at 5:15 p.m. September 13, 2005 in the Omwake Dearborn Chapel on campus.   This year’s opening performance will feature a duo organ recital by Adam Ward and John Alexander.

Ward and Alexander will perform organ duet repertoire written specifically for two organists utilizing one organ.   Ward is active as an organ recitalist in the area, and serves as Director of Music Ministries and Organist at First United Methodist Church of Salisbury, and Director of the Concert Choir of Salisbury.   Alexander is accompanist for the Concert Choir, and he and Ward are both currently in the doctoral program in organ at UNC Greensboro.

Other Music 515 performances scheduled this fall will include a program of Celtic music, described as “Lord of the Dance with Cello,” featuring cellists Gretchen Tracy, Don Tracy and Scott Walker, and guitarist Greg Pannell, on October 11th   and the Catawba Handbell Ensemble will present “Tintinnabulation,” a program of music for handbells, on November 8th.

The Tuesday Music 515 Series is sponsored by the Catawba College Music Department, with Rosemary Kinard serving as program coordinator.   It is a Concert Series spotlighting area musicians in brief programs on the second Tuesday of the month, beginning at 5:15 p.m. and lasting for approximately 30 minutes.   All performances are free and open to the public.