The Southern Adventist University Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Laurie Redmer Minner, will be joined by organist Kimberly Marshall for a concert on March 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Collegedale Church of Seventh-day Adventists.
The performance will open with “Dialogues for Organ and Strings” by Margaret Vardell Sandresky, an award-winning composer, organist, and teacher who, at 96, is still active in the field. This will be followed by “Toccata Festiva for Organ and Orchestra, op. 36” by Samuel Barber. The evening will conclude with a performance of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “Symphony No. 2 in E minor, op. 27.”
Ms. Marshall is an accomplished organist and teacher who currently holds the Patricia and Leonard Goldman Endowed Professorship in Organ at Arizona State University. Internationally recognized, she is frequently invited to perform at conventions and festivals around the world. Among her many accomplishments, Ms. Marshall has been a recitalist, workshop leader, and adjudicator at seven National Conventions of the American Guild of Organists and served as project leader for the Göteborg Organ Research Center in Sweden for four years.
This event is free and open to the public.
The Collegedale Church of Seventh-day Adventists is at 4829 College Dr. East in Collegedale.