Music & Fine Arts

November Organ Recital Series

2022 November Organ Recital Series

Free concerts are held every Sunday afternoon in November in the Sanctuary.

Since 1965, this organ series has continued to attract people to IPC from the Birmingham community and beyond. It features the Joseph W. Schreiber Memorial Organ built by Dobson Pipe Organ Builders Ltd.

2022 Organ Recital Schedule

Sunday, November 6, 2022
4:00 pm

Join IPC for its first concert of the November Organ Recital series. First prize and Bach prize winner at the 2017 Canadian International Organ Competition, Alcee Chriss III performs. Mr. Chriss is widely regarded as one of the leading young organists of our time and currently serves as University Organist and Artist-in-Residence at Wesleyan University.

Sunday, November 13, 2022
4:00 pm

Join IPC for its second concert of the November Organ Recital series. Ken Cowan, Professor of Organ and head of the organ program at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music in Houston, Texas, performs.

Sunday, November 20, 2022
4:00 pm

Join IPC for its third concert of the November Organ Recital series. Colin MacKnight, Director of Music at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Little Rock, Arkansas, performs. Called “a stunning player of exceptional ability,” Colin has won prizes from the 2019 Paris Music Competition, 2017 West Chester University International Organ Competition, 2016 Albert Schweitzer Organ Competition, 2016 Arthur Poister Scholarship Competition, 2013 Rodgers North American Classical Organ Competition, first place at the 2016 AGO Northeast Regional Competition, and the Clarence Snyder Third Prize in 2016 and 2019 Longwood Gardens International Organ Competitions.

Sunday, November 27, 2022
4:00 pm

Theodore S. (Ted) Davis, a Birmingham-native now based in Baltimore, Maryland, will perform the final recital of a rich and varied series.” Ted holds music degrees in organ performance from Birmingham-Southern College (B. Mus.), choral conducting from Northwestern University (M. Mus.), harpsichord from the Longy School of Music (A.D.), and organ performance from the Peabody Conservatory (D.M.A.).