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K-State Today

May 18, 2017

Pickering performs in England and Finland

Submitted by David Pickering

David Pickering at Tapiola Lutheran Church

David Pickering, associate professor of music, performed a series of seven half-hour organ recitals in London, England, and Espoo, Finland, during a two-week European residency, April 30-May 11.

These recitals, performed in London's Hyde Park Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Espoo's Tapiola Lutheran Church, consisted of organ music composed by Johann Sebastian Bach, Dieterich Buxtehude, Daniel E. Gawthrop, Joseph Haydn, Benedetto Marcello, Pickering and George Thalben-Ball.  

Pickering also taught two group organ classes for beginning organists and visited with and observed the teaching of leading British organ pedagogue Anne Marsden Thomas.