Please join us this Friday, October 27, at 12:15 p.m., when our free weekly Music at Midday concert will be presented by organist Nicholas Will.
Nicholas Will is an Assistant Professor of Music at Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he teaches organ lessons and courses in music theory, music history, Gregorian chant, conducting, and sacred music, in addition to conducting the university’s premiere choral ensemble, the Schola Cantorum Franciscana. He is also Director of Music and Liturgy at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Carnegie, Pennsylvania, Assistant Organist at Heinz Memorial Chapel, and Organist/Instructor at St. Paul Seminary, Pittsburgh. A graduate of Duquesne University and Peabody Conservatory, Nicholas is a prize-winning organist and is active as a recitalist, accompanist, and conductor, having performed in major cathedrals and churches throughout the eastern United States and Europe. His debut recording, “Laudato Si: In the Spirit of St. Francis of Assisi,” a collaborative effort with soprano Charlene Canty, countertenor Andrey Nemzer, and composer Eli Tamar, was released to critical acclaim in April, 2016.
This Friday’s program includes:
- Präludium in E minor (the “Larger”) – Nicolaus Bruhns
- Fantasia on Ton-y-Botel – Richard Purvis
- Cortège et Litanie – Marcel Dupré
- Sicilienne from Peléas et Mélissande – Gabriel Fauré
- Allegro from Symphonie 6 in G minor – Charles-Marie Widor