Fisk Organ Series hosts Dongho Lee

  Tuesday, March 17, 2015 2:00 AM

Pittsburg, KS

Fisk Organ Series hosts Dongho Lee

Pittsburg State University’s Fisk Organ Series continues on Tuesday, March 24, with a performance at 7:30 p.m. by the award-winning organist Dongho Lee in the Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall in PSU’s McCray Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.

A native of Seoul, South Korea, Lee won both the First Prize and the Audience Prize in the 2010 American Guild of Organists National Young Artists Competition.

Lee earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from Yonsei University in Korea. During her studies in Korea, she also served as organist of the Seoul Anglican Cathedral. In 2004, she moved to the United States to continue her studies at Yale University and the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, where she earned a second master's degree and was awarded the Julia R. Sherman Prize for excellence in organ playing. At Indiana University, she was a recipient of the inaugural Jacobs Scholarship and has also served as associate instructor of organ.

Lee has played recitals throughout the U.S., Europe, and South Korea in venues that include the Washington National Cathedral, Duke University Chapel, the Cathedral of St. Philip in Atlanta, the Cadet Chapel of the U.S. Air Force Academy, Christ Church Cathedral in Nashville, and Shadyside Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh, Pa.

At PSU, Lee will perform on the Fisk Opus 106 organ, which was built 1995 by C.B. Fisk, Inc., of Gloucester, Mass. The instrument has 41 independent speaking stops, 57 ranks and 2,270 pipes.

For her PSU program, Lee will perform Johan Sebastian Bach’s Concerto in A Minor; “Salamanca,” by Guy Bovet; a set of three English pieces by Charles V. Stanford, Sir George Thalben-Ball and Kenneth Leighton; “Cortege et Litanie, by Marcel Dupre; variations on “Old Folks at Home,” by Dudley Buck; and Introduction and “Passacaglia,” from Sonata No. 8, Op. 132, by Josef Rheinberger.

For more information, contact the PSU Department of Music, 620-235-4466.



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