National City Christian Church
Friday, June 26, 2020
Victoria Shields, Organist


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




A Festal Fanfare – Gary Davison
Choral varié sur le thème du Veni Creator, Op. 4 – Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)
Three Pieces for Organ, H. 86 – Frank Bridge (1879-1941)

II. Adagio in E Major


Victoria Shields, a native of New York’s Hudson Valley region, is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music. A renowned concert organist, chamber and church musician, she is currently Director of Music at First Presbyterian Church, New Canaan, Connecticut. Victoria previously served as Director of Music at the historic St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Rock Creek Parish, here in Washington, D.C. She has performed extensively both at home and abroad in venues such as Princeton University Chapel and St. Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle. She has been a featured soloist with the Bach Society of Houston and Washington Bach Consort, and with members of the Seattle, Atlanta, San Francisco and National Symphony Orchestras.

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