February 20, 7:30 p.m.
Organist Michael Bennett offers a wide spectrum of music for the next concert of Organ at Davidson. His program is February 20 at 7:30 PM in the sanctuary. Music spanning four centuries and four countries includes works by Englishman John Cook, Germans J.S. Bach and Felix Mendelssohn, French composers Vierne and Duruflé, and the American Craig Phillips.
Michael Bennett is the Director of Music at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Lafayette, IN, where he serves as organist for all services, oversees the parish’s diverse musical offerings, directs the multigenerational choir program, and administers the concert series. Mr. Bennett is also choral director at Lafayette Jefferson High School where he directs several choirs and teaches advanced class piano.
Michael, a native of Roanoke, VA is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Music where he received his Bachelor's degree in Organ Performance and the Master of Music degree in Organ Performance and Choral Conducting. He has performed extensively across the Midwest and East Coast, playing in cathedrals and for chapters of the American Guild of Organists in more than ten states.
Organ at Davidson programs are free with donations gratefully accepted to further the series. A meet-the-artist reception follows, hosted by Friends of the Organ. The final program of this season will be March 20, a Bach Birthday Bash