Organist Maxine Thévenot Performs At Sewanee Nov. 15

Monday, October 29, 2012
Maxine Thévenot
Maxine Thévenot

Acclaimed organist Maxine Thévenot will play a recital in Sewanee’s All Saints’ Chapel at 7:30 p.m. (CST) Thursday, Nov. 15, as part of the university’s 2012-13 Performing Arts Series.

Canadian-born organist and choral conductor Ms. Thévenot enjoys a distinguished international career performing solo recitals, accompanying choral ensembles, and conducting throughout Europe, Great Britain, and North America. 

Educated at the University of Saskatchewan and the Manhattan School of Music, where she was twice-awarded the Bronson Ragan Award for “most outstanding organist,” she also holds diplomas from the Royal Canadian College of Organists and the Royal Conservatory of Music. In December 2006, Ms. Thévenot was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the National College of Music, London, for her services to music.

Tickets are $25 for adults; $20 for seniors; $10 for students, and are available by calling 931.598-1770. More information is online at sewanee.edu/performingarts.


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