MUSIC AT MIDDAY VIRTUAL CONCERT
National City Christian Church
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Alain Truche, Organist
Music at Midday is proud to be presenting twice-weekly virtual concerts, today featuring organist Alain Truche. We are deeply grateful to all the wonderful musicians who have contributed recordings of their performances to make possible these virtual concerts.
Instructions: Make sure that the volume on your computer is turned on, then click on the title of each piece below to hear it.
Introduction, Passacaglia and Fugue in E-flat Minor – Healey Willan (1880-1968)
Alain Truche currently serves as the Director of Music at Saint Luke Lutheran Church in Silver Spring, MD. He has held various church positions in Winston-Salem, NC; Taipei, Taiwan; Scranton, PA; and Liconlin, NE. While in Scranton, he also served as the dean of the Northeast Pennsylvania chapter of the American Guild of Organists.
As an active recitalist, Dr. Truche has performed in various venues in Asia, Europe and U.S. He received his Master of Music degree at Indiana University and Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His teachers include Marilyn Keiser and George Ritchie.
Truche has been the recipient of the Music Award Scholarship from Central Michigan University School of Music, the Board of Trustees Academic Honors Scholarship at CMU, and the American Guild of Organists Scholarships from the Saginaw Chapter. He was a finalist at the AGO Region V organ competition in 2000 and the Arthur Poister organ competition in 2007 held in Syracuse, NY.