Creation Lutheran Church is positioned at 7550 N. Wickham Street
BREVARD COUNTY • SUNTREE, FLORIDA – A cathedral music director with bonafide from the distinguished Juilliard College in New York Metropolis, Colin MacKnight is a younger artist whose star is unquestionably on the rise.
Not surprisingly, MacKnight has been chosen because the 2023-24 Rising Star performer for the Creation Lutheran Church pipe organ live performance sequence.
The resident of Little Rock Arkansas would be the featured performer within the free Rising Star pipe organ live performance at 7550 North Wickham Street in Suntree on Sunday, November 19 at 3:00 p.m.
The 29-year-old MacKnight will play the A.E. Schlueter organ of two,196 pipes throughout a program that includes works by Johann Sebastian Bach and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, together with composers of the nineteenth and twentieth Centuries.
The Rising Star obtained his musical training on the Juilliard College, America’s preeminent performing arts conservatory. At Juilliard, he studied organ efficiency with Paul Jacobs, finally incomes his bachelor’s, grasp’s, and doctorate levels.
The American Guild of Organists dubbed him a “Rising Star” in 2016. Colin has additionally obtained the Fellow and Choirmaster Certifications from the AGO, receiving the prize for the highest Choirmaster rating.
A frequent competitors prizewinner, Colin’s first prizes and scholarships embrace the 2019 Paris Music Competitors. In 2019, he additionally was named one in all The Diapason journal’s “20 beneath 30,” an accolade reserved for supremely proficient younger organists.
Colin has held musical positions in a number of New York Metropolis church buildings and concertized in St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in NYC, in addition to the Nationwide Cathedral in Washington, DC.
He now works full-time because the Director of Music at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Little Rock, Arkansas, overseeing a vibrant music program with weekly choral evensongs, a live performance sequence, and a chorister program.
Live performance Collection Coordinator for Creation Lutheran Church, Betty Jo Sofa is happy to call MacKnight as this season’s Rising Star.
“Colin MacKnight is one other extremely proficient younger performer,” stated Ms. Sofa. “At 29, he’s a cathedral music director, has received a number of main competitions, and is a rising star on the planet of music.”
The Creation Lutheran Church Live performance Collection options proficient U.S. and worldwide visitor organists in efficiency on the church’s spectacular A.E. Schlueter pipe organ.
To enroll in live performance alerts, contact Betty Jo Sofa, Live performance Collection Coordinator at [email protected] or by calling (321) 259-8515. For extra details about Creation Lutheran Church in Suntree and Melbourne Seaside, go to AdventBrevard.org.
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