The Paul D and Carrie H Wickre Memorial Concert Series will present Paul Jacobs, concert organist, in recital on Friday, October 18, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held at Saint Luke Lutheran Church in Silver Spring, MD and will celebrate the 40th anniversary of this concert series. Paul Jacobs is Chair of the Organ Department at the Juliard School in New York City, and is America's most celebrated concert organist. He is the only organ soloist ever to receive a Grammy Award (2011) and made musical history at the age of 23 when he performed the complete organ works of JS Bach in an 18-hour, non-stop marathon performance. Subsequently, he has performed the complete organ works of Olivier Messiaen in nine-hour marathon concerts around the country. By the age of 31, he had performed in all 50 states, in addition to touring Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia, and appeared with major orchestras.
Saint Luke Lutheran Church is located at the intersection of 9100 Colesville Road (Route 29) and Dale Drive in Silver Spring. There is no admission charge for the concert; however, a free-will offering will be received. For more information, phone 301-588-4363.
Event begins at 7:30PM
Presented by: Saint Luke Lutheran Church
Featured Artist(s): Paul Jacobs