National City Christian Church
Friday, June 12, 2020
Samantha Scheff, Organist


Music at Midday is proud to be presenting twice-weekly virtual concerts, today featuring organist Samantha Scheff. We are deeply grateful to Samantha and 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.




Sonata No. 5 in D Major – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Dies sind die heiligen zehn Gebot, BWV 678  – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Gargouilles et Chimères (Suite IV Op. 55, No.5) – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Choral varié sur le thème du «Veni Creator» – Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)


Samantha Scheff serves as Assistant Organist at St. John’s Church, Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C. An active performer, recent recital appearances include Marble Collegiate Church in Manhattan, the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land and National City Christian Church in Washington, D.C., Christ Episcopal Church in New Brunswick, NJ, and the Hall of Philosophy in Mount Gretna, PA. Samantha was awarded 2nd place in both the 2019 Brooklyn AGO Competition and the 2019 West Chester University International Organ Competition. She holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland, College Park where she studied with Dr. Theodore Guerrant and a Master’s degree from Rutgers University where she studied with Renée Anne Louprette.

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