VIDEO: Gold Medal Organist Jack Mitchener To Perform Classical Pieces at Advent Lutheran Church
By Space Coast Daily // May 10, 2017
concert set Sunday, May 21 at 3 p.m.
ABOVE VIDEO: Jack Mitchener will be the featured performer in the final pipe organ concert of the 2016-17 season of the Advent Lutheran Church Concert Series in Suntree on Sunday, May 21 at 3 p.m.
BREVARD COUNTY • SUNTREE, FLORIDA – Jack Mitchener will be the featured performer in the final pipe organ concert of the 2016-17 season of the Advent Lutheran Church Concert Series in Suntree on Sunday, May 21 at 3 p.m.
The American-made A.E. Schleuter pipe organ of 36 ranks and 2,196 pipes will swell under the proficient touch of the Macon, Georgia organist during the recital at 7550 North Wickham Road in Suntree.
Mitchener holds two master’s degrees and the Doctor of Musical Arts as well as the Performer’s Certificate in both organ and harpsichord from The Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester.
During two years of Parisian study, he won the Médaille d’Or (Gold Medal), Prix d’Excellence and Prix de Virtuosité at the Conservatoire National de Rueil-Malmaison, France.
Dr. Mitchener will perform numerous classical organ pieces during the 75-minute free Suntree concert, with an emphasis on works by composers J.S. Bach and Mendelssohn.
Jack Mitchener has recently been appointed Director of the Townsend-McAfee Institute of Church Music, Associate Professor of Organ in the Townsend School of Music and University Organist at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia.
He also serves as Organist/Choirmaster at the historic Christ Episcopal Church in the same city.
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ABOVE MAP: Advent Lutheran Church located on 7550 North Wickham Road, 32940.