John Weaver publicity photo from 1960
John Weaver publicity photo from 1959 for a recital at Alexander McCurdy’s church.
First photo for the Colbert-LaBerge management at 5-manual Aeolian-Skinner, Curtis Institute 1959
John at Madison Ave. Presbyterian, 1970
John at Madison Ave. Presbyterian, 1975
John at the new Robert Turner console Curtis Institute of Music, 2000 - photo by Joseph Routon
The Weaver’s Tale
…celebrate one of America’s foremost veteran teachers, church musicians and recitalists with his own words and compositions.
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Listen to audio excerpts of an interview Michael conducted with John Weaver.
Music played in the program
JOHN WEAVER: Fantasia for Organ  –John Weaver (1990 Schantz/East 91st Street Christian Church, Indianapolis, IN) Gothic G49060
JOHN WEAVER: Anthem, Worship the Lord in holy splendor; Prayer for Transfiguration Day –Choir of Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York, NY, John Weaver (1961 Casavant Frères; 2000 Schantz/Madison Avenue Presbyterian, New York, NY) JAV CD-157
JOHN WEAVER: Partita on Kingsfold –John Weaver (1912 Austin/Merrill Auditorium, Portland, ME) Pipedreams Archive recorded August 2, 2005
JOHN WEAVER: Anthems, Offer Yourselves –Marianne Weaver, flute; Choir of Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York, NY, John Weaver, conductor; JAV CD-157
JOHN WEAVER: Passacaglia on a Theme by John Dunstable –John Weaver (1934 Aeolian-Skinner/Grace Episcopal Cathedral, San Francisco, CA) Pipedreams Archive recorded June 28, 1984
JOHN WEAVER: Concert Etude for Pedals Alone  –Elizabeth Melcher AGONVA CD-2002
JOHN WEAVER: Epiphany Alleluias –Choir of the Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes Haig Mardirosian (2000 Letourneau/Church of the Ascension & St. Agnes, Washington, DC) CASA CD-0601
JOHN WEAVER: Prelude on Ellers, Savior, again to thy dear name we raise –John Weaver (1961 Casavant Frères; 2000 Schantz/Madison Avenue Presbyterian, New York, NY) B&V CD-GOONY
J.S. BACH: Lobe den Herren, S. 650 –John Weaver (1990 Schantz/East 91st Street Christian Church, Indianapolis, IN) Gothic G49060
GIAN CARLO MENOTTI: Ricercare  –John Weaver (1934 Aeolian-Skinner/Grace Episcopal Cathedral, San Francisco, CA) Pipedreams PD 1001
JOHN WEAVER: Prelude on Sine Nomine, For all the saints –John Weaver (1995 Reuter/University Presbyterian, Seattle, WA) Pipedreams Archive recorded July 6, 2000
John Weaver served simultaneously on the faculties of the Juilliard School in New York City and the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia. We visit with him on the occasion of an important anniversary, born April 27, 1937.