Celebrating the pipe organ, the King of Instruments
1982 Fisk at Christ United Methodist Church, Greensboro, NC
1950 Möller at 1st Baptist Church, Philadelphia, PA
2005 Dobson at Verizon Hall, Philadelphia, PA
…a focus on the man behind the music of prolific American composer Dan Locklair.
Dan Locklair (b. 1949), composer–in–residence and Professor of Music at Wake Forest University in Winston–Salem, NC, comments about his life and works with program host Michael Barone including:
LOCKLAIR: Concerto for Organ and Orchestra (2010) –Eastern Festival Orchestra/Gerard Schwarz, conductor; Susan Bates (1982 Fisk/Christ United Methodist Church, Greensboro, NC) Pipedreams Archive (r. 6/29/11)
Marilyn Keiser has released an all-Locklair CD that includes several of the pieces she presents here as well as other works.
The 2011 American Guild of Organists Regional Convention concert in Greensboro, NC at which the Locklair Concerto was premiered also included the first performances of three other new concertos, by Robin Dinda, Pamela Decker and Rachel Laurin. The Decker and Laurin pieces already have appeared on PIPEDREAMS, and Mr. Dinda’s work will show up soon.