Our Pipes on the River concert series features regional and national artists on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month at noon.
All concerts are free and open to all. The series is funded entirely by donations.
A special thanks to the Wiegand Foundation for its generous support of our Pipes on the River concert series.
Jan 4 Michael Lynch (Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Nevada)
Jan 18 Dr. Cyril Deaconoff (SF, California)
Feb 1 Dr. Leon W. Couch III (Texas)
Feb 15 Michael Lynch (Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Nevada)
Mar 1 David Hatt (St. Mary’s Cathedral, SF)
Mar 15 Christoph Tieze (St. Mary’s Cathedral, SF)
Apr 5 Monty Bennett (N. Carolina)
Apr 19 No concert for Good Friday
May 3 Dr. James Hicks (New Jersey)
May 17 Bryan Chuan (Colorado)
Jun 7 Dr. David Lamb (Indiana)
Jun 21 Chase Olson (California)
ARTOWN – AN HISTORIC CONCERT SERIES
Eclectic Series – Dr. Maxine Thrévenot Friday, July 5th 12:00pm
Acclaimed for her ‘solid musicianship, technical security and poise’ by The American Organist, DR. MAXINE THRÉVENOT is a versatile artist known for her skillful, musical playing, conducting and accompanying. A native of Canada, Dr. Thévenot is Canon Precentor, Director of Cathedral Music and Organist at the Cathedral of St. John, Albuquerque, NM; Founding and Artistic director of New Mexico’s first resident professional vocal ensemble – Polyphony: Voices of New Mexico; and adjunct faculty at the University of New Mexico as director of Las Cantantes Women’s Choir as well as one of the Alumni Chapel organists and adjunct organ instructor. This recital marks her debut in the state of Nevada.
Modern Series – Dr. Cyril Deaconoff Thursday, July 11th 7:00pm & Friday, July 12th 12:00pm
DR. CYRIL DEACONOFF is a composer of film, concert and electronic music, a conductor, and organist. Originally from Russia, he is a graduate of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory. After moving to the U.S.,
he completed his Doctoral degree in Conducting at Indiana University Bloomington in 2006. Several of his works have been published by E.C. Schirmer and performed, including his opera The Last Tycoon. In 2013 Cyril was one of only seven organists from all over the world selected to participate in the Cesar Franck competition and masterclass in the Netherlands. He is currently Music Director of I Cantori di Carmel, Artistic Director of Voices of Silicon Valley and Adjunct Faculty at Monterey Peninsula College. Find more at: www.cyrildeaconoff.com
Romantic Series – Dr. Angela Kraft Cross Thursday, July 18th 7:00pm & Friday, July 19th 12:00pm
DR. ANGELA KRAFT CROSS, San Francisco Bay Area organist, pianist and composer, graduated from Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music in 1980 with bachelor’s degrees in Physics and Organ Performance. She then earned her Doctor of Medicine degree at Loma Linda University, where she subsequently completed her residency in ophthalmology. In 1993, she completed her Master of Music degree in Piano Performance at the College of Notre Dame with Thomas LaRatta. She has performed extensively on both organ and piano, performing over five hundred concerts across the United States, Canada, England, Holland, France, Hungary, Korea, Lesotho and Guam.
Baroque Series – Dr. Shin-Ae Chun Parmentier Thursday, July 25th 7:00pm & Friday, July 26th, 12:00pm
DR. SHIN-AE CHUN is a concert organist and harpsichordist represented by Concert Artist Cooperative. She has performed at various festivals and concert series in the U.S., Germany, Poland, Romania and South Korea as soloist or an ensemble member. As an educator, she has taught masterclasses at various institutions including Henderson State University, University of Iowa and University of Alabama. In addition to her organ duties at First Baptist Church of Ann Arbor in Michigan, she directs the Children’s Choir and runs the Coffee Break Concert Series connecting local audiences with professional musicians from near and far. She received her doctoral degree in Organ Performance and master’s degree in Harpsichord Performance from the University of Michigan.
No Concerts in August
Sep 6 Olga Archdekin – violin & piano
Sep 20 Dr. Marijim Thoene (Ann Arbor, MI)
Jan 1 Stefan Donner (Vienna, Austria)