Organist to perform in VC Faculty Recital Series

Organist Glenn Hunter will perform a recital of organ masterworks at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 4102 N. Ben Jordan, as part of Victoria College’s Faculty Recital Series.

Works performed will include “Fantasia on BACH” by Max Reger, “Suite for Organ, Opus 5” by Maurice Duruflé, “Prelude and Fugue in D Major, BWV 532” by J. S. Bach, as well as an excerpt from “Suite Gothique” by Leon Boellman. The recital is free and open to the public.

Hunter received his bachelor’s degree in organ performance from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio, where he studied with world-renowned organist James David Christie. He then moved to Austin to study with Drs. Gerre and Judith Hancock at The University of Texas at Austin. He received his master’s degree in organ performance and sacred music and continued on with doctoral work at UT, supported by an endowed presidential scholarship. He has worked with many organists in lessons or masterclasses, including Hans Davidsson, Olivier Latry and Carole Terry.

Hunter and his wife, Ashley, moved to Victoria in 2013 to become part of the ministry and family of First United Methodist Church. Their son, James, was born in March.

Hunter also works as an adjunct music instructor for Victoria College.

For more information on the series, call (361) 572-6425.

Published: Thursday, 08 October 2015

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