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Music for a Great Space Presents Organist David Higgs on March 31

Program features one of America’s leading organists

Stephen Kennedy

David Higgs

Event  Information

Greensboro -- ( Fri., Mar. 31, 2017 )

Music for a Great Space: David Higgs, organ
Adults $22; Seniors $20; Adults Under 30 $15; Students $5 -- Christ United Methodist Church , Box Office: (336) 333-2605; Information: (336) 638-7624 , http://www.musicforagreatspace.org/ -- 7:30 PM

March 31, 2017 - Greensboro, NC:

This preview has been provided by Music for a Great Space.

Music for a Great Space (MGS) presents gifted performer and educator, David Higgs.

Continuing the commitment to promote the great organists performing today, MGS brings us the artist hailed by the New York Times as having “an imaginative judgement of organ registrations that subtly exploits a wide range of effects by never insists on showing us the whole range within a single piece.” David Higgs performs extensively throughout the US including performances with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Orpheus Ensemble, Chanticleer, and the Empire Brass. For more than twenty years the San Francisco Symphony featured his holiday organ recitals at Davies Symphony Hall and now the LA Philharmonic/ Hollywood Bowl continues the tradition at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Mr. Higgs has recorded for Delos International, Pro Organo, Arsis, Loft, and Gothic records. Mr. Higgs is also chair of the Organ Department at the Eastman School of Music.

Mr. Higgs will be performing on the fantastic Fisk Op. 82 organ housed at Christ United Methodist Church. He will be presenting works by well known organ composers Bach, Buxtehude, and Duruflé among others.

The concert will take place April 21, 7:30pm at Christ United Methodist Church in Greensboro, NC. Mr. Higgs will also be performing an open education presentation at UNCG for the organ students of UNCG and UNCSA. Please call 336-638-7624 or email execdirector@musicforagreatspace.org to attend.

Tickets are available at the door and in advance: www.musicforagreatspace.org or (336) 638-7624. Adults $22, seniors $20, young adults under thirty $15, and students $5 (all taxes and fees included). Each ticket holder may bring two young people age 16 and under for free. Season tickets and flex passes are also available. Free child care is also available by calling (336) 638-7624.

About Music for a Great Space

Music for a Great Space (MGS) is an independent non-profit musical arts organization bringing the finest musicians to the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina. The mission of Music for a Great Space is to present a series of inspiring musical performances and educational offerings, opening doors to the diverse cultural interests of the Piedmont Triad community. Learn more at www.musicforagreatspace.org.

The work of Music for a Great Space is made possible with funding from ArtsGreensboro and the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources. Funding for this concert is provided by the generosity of the Carolyn V. Cotton. Education support is provided by UNCG. Hotel sponsorship provided by the Proximity Hotel.