A Musical Journey of The Netherlands with David A. Gell
What do Dutch cheese, chocolate, music, Sweelinck, Zwart, Andriessen, Faber, and Gell share in common? Find out during Gell's musical adventure to a far off land.
When: Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Trinity Episcopal Church, 1500 State St. , Santa Barbara
Age limit: Not available
A Musical Journey of the Netherlands with David A. Gell in concert launches on Sunday, October 4th, 2009 at 3:30 P.M. Music at Trinity community concert series hosts the free program at the Trinity Episcopal Church, located at 1500 State and Micheltorena Streets in Santa Barbara. The community is welcomed to enjoy the Dutch cheese, chocolate, and music.
The concert program highlights the uni que contributions of Dutch Masters through the life and musical legacy of Dutch organist and improviser Gerard Faber. Born in Harlem, Holland and a graduate of the Amsterdam Conservatory of Music, Gerard Faber served from 1951 until his death in 2008, churches in Tacoma, Washington, Southern California, and Forest Home music camps. He was a professor of music and organ performance at Azusa Pacific University, California Baptist College, and Asbury College in Wilmore, Kentucky. Gerard Faber was renowned for his improvisational abilities. He would create complex fugues at the keyboard based on a theme submitted from the audience.
Event posted Sept. 21, 2009
Last updated Jan. 11, 2010