Please join us at National City Christian Church this Friday, May 31, at 12:15 p.m., for our free weekly Music at Midday recital. We are delighted to be welcoming the oboe and organ duo Reed and Keys—organist Matthew Dion and oboist Anne Pinkerrton. They will be performing music of six different composers from five different nations:

  • Imperial March – Edward Elgar
  • Chanson de Nuit – Edward Elgar
  • Solo Sonata in E minor – attr. Francesco Geminiani
  • Rhapsodie – Josef Rheinberger
  • Drei Dialogue (I. Moderator/Chaccone) – Hermann Schroeder
  • Canzona – David Ashley White
  • 5 Pièces (I, V) – Jean Langlais
  • Suite Médiévale (V. Acclamations) – Jean Langlais

A versatile performer in solo, chamber, and orchestral music, Anne Pinkerton is an oboist originally from the Chicago area. Especially interested in new music, she enjoys curating and performing interdisciplinary works and collaborating with other artists. As a DACAMERA Young Artist, Anne performs regular free chamber music concerts around Houston. An experienced orchestral player, Anne has performed with the Houston Ballet Orchestra, Louisiana Philharmonic, Sacramento Philharmonic, and others. Anne currently attends Rice University. She graduated with her Master of Music in oboe performance from Colburn Conservatory, and received her Bachelor’s degree in oboe performance at Oberlin Conservatory.

Matthew Dion is widely regarded as a young leader in the organ community as a performer, church musician and teacher. Along with regular solo and collaborative performances, Matthew serves as Assistant Director of Music and Organist at Saint Anne Catholic Church in Houston, Texas and is represented by Concert Artists Cooperative III Artist Management. Matthew is currently a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate in organ performance at the University of Houston where he also received his Master of Music Degree. Matthew received his Bachelor of Music degree in organ at Oberlin Conservatory.

If you are unable to join us in person, you may view a livestream on our YouTube channel (Friends of National City Christian Church) or on our Facebook page (National City Christian Church). You may also view a recording afterwards at those same sites.

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