Celebrating 20 years!

Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music celebrates the 20th anniversary of the dedication of the Edythe Bates Old Recital Hall and C. B. Fisk/ Rosales Grand Organ with a faculty recital by Associate Professor of Organ Ken Cowan and guest artist recital by Thomas Trotter, concert artist with Karen McFarlane Artists Inc. There will also be a guest artist masterclass with Stephen Tharp. All events are free and open to the public.

Faculty Recital

Friday, January 13, 2017
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Ken Cowan, organ
Edythe Bates Old Recital Hall and Grand Organ

Program: Mozart Fantasia in F Minor, K. 608; Laurin Étude-Caprice, Op. 66 “Beelzebub’s Laugh”; Whitlock Fantasie-Chorale No. 1 in D flat Major; Berlioz Rákóczi March; Liszt Fantasy on the Chorale "Ad nos, ad salutarem undam".

Guest Artist Masterclass

Monday, February 13, 2017
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Stephen Tharp, organ
Featuring organ students of Ken Cowan
Edythe Bates Old Recital Hall and Grand Organ

Guest Artist Recital

Friday, March 31, 2017
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Thomas Trotter, organ
Edythe Bates Old Recital Hall and Grand Organ

Program: Bach Toccata, Adagio & Fugue BWV 564; Bach Trio Sonata No. 3 BWV 527; Widor Allegro Maestoso (from 5th Symphony); Reger Fantasy on the Choral “Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme”; Roger-Ducasse Pastorale; Mendelssohn Overture to St Paul arr. W.T.Best