Jeffrey Brillhart Organ Improvisation Master Class

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016 2:30-4:00 p.m. Buy Tickets

First United Methodist Church
1001 Pleasant Street, Des Moines, IA 50309

SC_JeffBrillhart_300dpiJoin us for an Master Class & Discussion led by organist Jeffrey Brillhart.  As part of the Symphony Academy’s Cowles Collaborative Artist Program, this master class will be presented in conjunction with Mr. Brillhart’s performances as guest artist with the Des Moines Symphony.

This master class will center on the art of improvisation at the keyboard.  Performing on this Master Class will be:

Zachariah Hastings, Iowa State University
Alain Litanies
Mr. Hastings is a student of Dr. Ruth Harris

David Lim, University of Iowa
Bruhns Praeludium in E Minor “The Great”
Mr. Lim is a student of Dr. Gregory Hand

Mr. Hastings and Mr. Lim will also work with Mr. Brillhart on how to go about creating impromptu embellishments on a given tune.  This master class is open to the public and free to attend.

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