Please join us at National City Christian Church this Friday, May 24, at 12:15 p.m., for our free weekly Music at Midday recital. We are delighted to be welcoming organist John A. Wolfe, who will be performing works of seventeenth-century composer Dietrich Buxtehude:

  • Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ (I Call to Thee, Lord Jesus Christ), BuxWV 196
  • Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott (A Mighty Fortress Is Our God), BuxWV 184
  • Nun lob, mein Seel, den Herren (Now Praise, My Soul, the Lord), BuxWV 214
  • Te Deum Laudamus (God, We Praise Thee), BuxWV 218

John A. Wolfe is a New York City-based organist, choral conductor and educator. He serves as Organist and Music Director at the Church of Holy Apostles in Manhattan, as Associate Organist at the Church of St. Joseph in Bronxville, and as Senior Adjunct Lecturer at St. Francis College in Brooklyn.  His recent performance engagements have included Princeton University Chapel, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC, and the “Bach Meditations” series at Grace Episcopal Church in Manhattan. In 2018, Dr. Wolfe earned the Doctorate of Musical Arts in Organ Performance at Rutgers University, where he studied with Renée Louprette.  He also holds a Master’s Degree from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, where he studied with Walter Klauss, and a Bachelor’s Degree from Vassar College, where he studied with Gail Archer.

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