Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Saint Mary’s organ students to perform recital April 22

WINONA, Minn. — Organ students from Saint Mary’s University will present a recital and hymn-sing — free and open to the public —from 12:15 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 22, at Faith Lutheran Church, 1717 West Service Dr.

SMU students Gregory Bim-Merle and John Paul Trask, along with their instructor A. Eric Heukeshoven, will perform selected works by J.S. Bach, Johann Pachelbel, Flor Peeters and John Ferguson, as well as traditional hymn tunes. The recital will also feature the performance of “Journey’s Start and Journey’s Ending” based on an original hymn text by Father Paul Nienaber, associate professor and chair of the Physics Department at Saint Mary’s. Heukeshoven arranged the setting of Nienaber’s text for the recital.

For more information, contact Heukeshoven at (507) 457-7292 or e-mail him at