Apr 28 Friday 7PM Young Artist Showcase – Mitchell Miller, organist
St. Joseph Church, Worcester 1928 Casavant Op 1239 III/29 http://organweb.com/specs/st-joes-specs.html
Works by Franck, Vierne, Guilmant Co-sponsored by Worcester AGO
A native of Cincinnati, OH, Mitchell Miller is currently a fifth-year student at the Oberlin College and Conservatory, pursuing a Bachelor’s of Music in Organ Performance and a Bachelor’s of Arts in German. He studies organ with James David Christie, harpsichord and continuo with Webb Wiggins, and piano with Jonathan Moyer.
Most recently, Mitchell was a finalist in the 2015 Taylor Organ Competition, being one of only five undergraduate organ majors from the US to be selected for the final round. He has also garnered such honors as first place in the 2013 Quimby Competition for Young Organists, and as a finalist in the 2014 Arthur Poister Competition in Organ Performance.
An active recitalist, Mitchell has performed at notable venues including Church of the Covenant (Cleveland, OH), Church of the Advent (Boston, MA), Calvary Episcopal Church (Cincinnati, OH), St. Mary’s Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (Covington, KY), First Congregational Church (Columbus, OH), The Brick Church (New York City, NY), and Musée des Augustins (Toulouse, France).