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Organ Recital by Dr. David Crean
February 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmFree
On Sunday, February 11, 2024 all roads will lead to First Baptist Church in downtown Dayton, Ohio to hear organist Dr. David Crean at 4:00 p.m. perform works by Bach, Sweelinck, Distler, R. Vaughan Williams, and an arrangement by Alec Wyton on a work of Billy Strayhorn called Lotus Blossom. Dr. Crean will also play an arrangement of We Shall Overcome by Carl Heyward.
The organ at First Baptist Church of Dayton is one of the unique hybrid installations in the country as it is a combination Casavant and Aeolian-Skinner pipe organ, and Rodgers electronic organ. Dr. Crean will perform works that will highlight and showcase the many unique capabilities of this fantastic instrument.
The concert is free to the public with free parking next to the church on Monument Avenue. An all-welcome reception will follow in the fellowship hall of the church immediately after the performance. The concert is brought to you FBC members Timothy and Connie Holmen.
Dr. Crean can be heard daily as an announcer of WDPR-88.1 FM Dayton Public Radio. He also serves as an adjunct professor at Wright State University and organist at St. George’s Episcopal Church on Far Hills Avenue in Centerville. He is the newly appointed conductor of the Bach Society of Dayton.
A promotional flyer is available at the following link: http://tinyurl.com/dpjmsjth