Richard Elliott | Orgelfest17, The Kotzschmar Organ Summer Series
- Date: August 8, 2017
- Time: 07:30 PM
- Location: Merrill Auditorium, Portland
Principal Tabernacle Organist Richard Elliott at the Mormon Tabernacle comes to play the Kotzschmar!
A native of Baltimore, Maryland, and former student at the Peabody Conservatory and the Catholic University of America, Richard Elliott earned a bachelor of music degree from the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia and master’s and doctoral degrees from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. A former assistant organist for Philadelphia’s famed Wanamaker organ, he currently sits on the advisory boards for the Friends of the Wanamaker Organ and the Eccles Organ Festival at Salt Lake City’s Cathedral of the Madeleine. Prior to his appointment as Tabernacle organist in 1991, he was an assistant professor of organ at Brigham Young University.
Pre-concert Kotzschmar Konversation at 6:30pm in Merrill Auditorium’s Rehearsal Room. Concert at 7:30pm. Ticket info at www.porttix.com.