Organ Manuals

2021-2022 Friday Recitals

Michael Schreffler, Organist

Friday, October 8, 2021

Michael Schreffler received organ instruction from Rebecca Borthwick while he was an undergrad at Allegheny College, Meadville, PA, and pursued additional studies with John Walker and Robert Glasgow after college. He presently studies with Richard Fitzgerald and serves as organist and music director at First United Methodist of London, OH. He makes his home in Columbus.

All Friday Lunchtime Organ Recitals are at 12:30 p.m. (or immediately following the 12:05 Mass)

Chelsea Barton, Organist

Friday, November 19, 2021

Chelsea Barton received her doctorate from the Eastman School of Music in May 2021, where she studied organ with David Higgs and William Porter. Her previous studies have taken her to the Cavaillé-Coll organs of Toulouse and the Schnitger organs of Bremen, as well as to the rich musical culture of Montreal. She currently resides in Rochester, New York, and is employed by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester.

All Friday Lunchtime Organ Recitals are at 12:30 p.m. (or immediately following the 12:05 Mass)

Jacob Dassa, Organist

Friday, March 25, 2022

Jacob Dassa, born in Los Angeles, California, is a versatile keyboardist specializing in historical organ, harpsichord, and clavichord. Focusing on repertoire and instruments of the 17th and 18th centuries, he has appeared in recital throughout America and Europe, as well as on the radio programs Pipedreams Live and WQXR Midday Masterpieces. Jacob holds a Master of Music degree in harpsichord from The Juilliard School, and a Bachelor of Music degree in organ from the Eastman School of Music.

All Friday Lunchtime Organ Recitals are at 12:30 p.m. (or immediately following the 12:05 Mass)

Daniel Chang, Organist

Friday, May 20, 2022

Daniel Chang is a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate in the studio of David Higgs at the Eastman School of Music. Daniel was awarded Third Prize in the 2018 National Young Artists’ Competition in Organ Performance, sponsored by the American Guild of Organists, and was a semifinalist in the 2020 NYACOP. Daniel is Director of Music at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Canandaigua, New York.

All Friday Lunchtime Organ Recitals are at 12:30 p.m. (or immediately following the 12:05 Mass)