The Lester Wheeler Groom Recital Series at Wheaton College presents organist Christopher Young in concert. Professor Young will perform on Edman Memorial Chapel's spectacular 4-manual, 70-rank Casavant Organ.
A native of New England, Jacobs School of Music Professor Christopher Young is the winner of the 1988 National Young Artists Competition (NYACOP) of the American Guild of Organists and the 1988 Arthur Poister Competition (Syracuse University). He was also recognized by Musical America as one of their outstanding Young Artists of 1989. Dr. Young has been a featured artist at national and regional conventions of the American Guild of Organists and as a performer on American Public Media's "Pipedreams." His compact disc, "To Thee All Angels Cry Aloud," was released on the Pro Organo label.
This organ concert, made possible by the Lester W. Groom Foundation, takes place in Edman Memorial Chapel. Tickets are available only at the door and cost $10 for general audience and $5 for seniors over 60. Admission is free for all students and Wheaton College ID holders. For more information, call the Conservatory of Music at 630.752.5099.