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Organist Stephen Hamilton will kick off the Malmgren Concert Series 2004-05 season
Organist Stephen Hamilton will kick off the Malmgren Concert Series 2004-05 seasonAugust 31, 2004Kelly Homan Rodoskikahoman@syr.edu
Stephen Hamilton, a virtuoso concert organist who has long been prominent on the American organ scene, will give the first concert in the 2004-05 season for Syracuse University’s Malmgren Concert Series. The performance will be held on Sept. 12 at 4 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel and is free and open to the public.
Reviewers have cited Hamilton’s “supreme moments of music making,” earning him a reputation as a thoroughly engaging and popular artist. He is a minister of music at the historic Church of the Holy Trinity in New York City, where he conducts the Holy Trinity choir. In addition, he is a faculty member at Hunter College in New York City and Queens College in Flushing. He recently completed his third term as dean of the New York City Chapter of the American Guild of Organists and is in demand as a clinician for master classes and workshops.
The concert is part of the Malmgren Concert Series at Hendricks Chapel. The series was made possible by a generous gift to Hendricks Chapel from alumna Esther Malmgren ’42 in 1991. The free Sunday afternoon concerts, held throughout the year, feature a vide variety of music.
Call Hendricks Chapel at 443-2901 for more information.