Our organ recital series features some of the finest organists playing one of America's great organs. Our organist today is James Welch. Suggested donation of $10.
About the Recitalist
James Welch is University Organist of Santa Clara University. He received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in organ performance from Stanford University, with further studies in Paris and Salzburg. His international concert career has taken him to such prestigious venues as Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, the Leipzig Gewandhaus, National Cathedral in Washington DC, and the Mormon Tabernacle in Salt Lake City. He has also performed and taught in Beijing, Taipei, New Zealand, and Jerusalem. A specialist in Latin American organ music, he received a Fulbright award to conduct research in Brazil; since then he has edited several volumes of organ music by Mexican composers. His biography Richard Purvis, Organist of Grace, was published this year.