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Recital at St. Mark's, San Antonio

Lenten organ recital on the beautiful Austin-Kegg pipe organ at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in San Antonio, TX.  March 26 at 3:30 p.m.

Recital at St. Thomas 5th Avenue

Recital on the stunning Taylor & Boody and Dobson organs of St. Thomas Church in New York City.  May 28 at 5:15 p.m.  Featuring music of Franck, Widor, and Kristina Arakelyan.

Recital at Piccolo Spoleto L'Organo Fesitval
Closing the 2023 festival with the rousing and brilliant Finale from Widor’s 8th Symphony, Dr. Margaret Harper brings the series to a close on the Bedient organ at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist on Friday June 9th at 10 am, with a French program on Charleston’s most Gallic organ, complete with ventils, brilliant reeds, flutes harmoniques, voix humaine, and the most luxurious acoustic in the Holy City. Other works on the program include music of Boëly, Franck, and the transcendent virtuoso Jeanne Demessieux. This stunning combination of instrument, artist, acoustic and repertoire is sure to round out the 2023 L’Organo Series in thrilling style.

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Pipe Organ Encounter

Margaret Harper will teach on the faculty of this summer's Pipe Organ Encounter in Illinois.  Pipe Organ Encounters (POE) are a six-day "summer camp" designed to introduce the organ to young musicians aged 13–18. Participants receive private instruction, learn about the construction and mechanics of pipe organs, perform on world-class instruments, and are introduced to careers in music.

The Fox Valley Chapter is hosting a POE from June 18–23, 2023 in Wheaton, Illinois. Registration is now open. If you have any questions please send an email to David Lincoln at


Recital at Rockefeller Chapel

Recital on the famous E.M. Skinner Op. 634 organ in Rockefeller Chapel at the University of Chicago.  June 21 at 7:30 p.m.

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