January 11, 2022 All News

University of Dubuque Organist Charles Barland to Hold Organ Recital

DUBUQUE, Iowa - Charles Barland, DMA, university organist and professor of music at the University of Dubuque, will perform an organ recital of varied works at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, January 23, 2022, in John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center.

WHAT:   Organ Recital Featuring Charles Barland, DMA
WHEN:   3:00 p.m. Sunday, January 23, 2022
WHERE:   John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center, University of Dubuque
TICKETS:   Free. No Ticket Required

Barland's organ recital will include two works by German composers Johann Sebastian Bach and Robert Schumann, two pieces from Cesar Franck and Marcel Dupre representing the French school of organ music, two American works from Craig Phillips and Gwyneth Walker, and a rousing toccata by Christopher Maxim.

The repertoire will demonstrate the many varieties of sound and color that are possible on the magnificent John and Alice Butler Pipe Organ. Dedicated May 2021, the pipe organ was gifted by UD Trustee John Butler (DHL'17) and his spouse, Alice (DHL'17), to expand students' musical horizons and enhance campus events for generations. Dobson Pipe Organ Builders of Lake City, Iowa, built and installed the pipe organ - the 97th new organ built by the firm.

The event is free and open to the public. No ticket is required.