Please join us this Friday, May 3, at 12:15 p.m.for our free weekly Music at Midday concert, this week featuring organist Derrick Ian Meador.
Derrick Ian Meadoris Organist and Choirmaster at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Laurel, Mississippi. He was awarded first prize in the Competition for Organ Performance of the Mississippi Music Teachers Association in 1999 and 2003 and division alternate in the Collegiate Artist Competition of the Music Teachers National Association in 2005. Derrick received the Bachelor of Music in Organ from William Carey University and the Master of Music in Organ from the University of Houston. He is an active recitalist and also serves the American Guild of Organists as Dean of the South Mississippi Chapter.
This week’s program includes some classic organ masterpieces and a world premiere:
- Toccata – John Weaver
- Prelude, Fugue, and Variation, Op. 18 – César Franck
- Two Psalms Preludes (World Premiere) – Buck McDaniel
- Symphony No. 3 in F sharp minor, Op. 28 (IV. Adagio; V. Final) – Louis Vierne