Please join us at National City Christian Church next Friday, September 13, at 12:15 p.m.,for a performance of richly beautiful music by organist John Nothaft. This concert is part of the church’s free weekly Music at Midday concert series.
As Director of Music Ministries at Lewinsville Presbyterian Church in McLean, Virginia, John Nothaft serves as both organist and choirmaster. He received the Master of Music degree from The Eastman School of Music (2018) and the Bachelor of Music degree from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and Hutton Honors College (2016). In 2017 he was first prize winner of the National Federation of Music Clubs Collegiate Organ Competition. As an Oundle recital winner, he performed recitals at Truro Cathedral and Chester Cathedral in the United Kingdom. Recent performances include the Piccolo-Spoleto L’Organo Music Festival, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Louisville, Kentucky, St. Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle, and Third Baptist Church in St. Louis.
John has prepared a marvelous program for your enjoyment:
- Comes Autumn Time – Leo Sowerby
- Fantasia and Fugue in G minor, BWV 542 – J. S. Bach
- Elegy (1963) – William Grant Still
- Improvisation sur le Te Deum– Charles Tournemire, arr. Maurice Duruflé