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Epsilon Spires

Lunchtime Pipe Organ Series: Tim Pyper

Tim Pyper is a musician whose interests center around performance practice and embodied learning. He received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Cornell University, where his research focused on the performance practice of English organ music in the early 20th century.

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Lunchtime Pipe Organ Series: Tim Pyper
Lunchtime Pipe Organ Series: Tim Pyper

Time & Location

May 04, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA

About the Event

An accomplished recitalist, Tim Pyper has won First Prize in numerous regional and national organ competitions including the Arthur Poister Memorial Competition (2008), and the Royal Canadian College of Organists’ National Competition (2001). He was a featured performer at the 2002 R.C.C.O National Convention and was described by The American Organist as possessing “effortless technique and sensitive musicality.” His solo recitals have been aired by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and by National Public Radio’s Pipedreams. Tim holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Cornell University where he studied with Annette Richards and David Yearsley. His dissertation focused on the performance practice of early 20th-century English organ music. He received his B.M., M.M. and Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music as a student of David Higgs and he holds the Fellowship diploma from the Royal Canadian College of Organists. Other significant teachers have included Giles Bryant, John Tuttle, William Porter (improvisation) and Barbara Lister-Sink (piano).     

Since 2017, Tim has been Director of Music at Church of the Holy Apostles in New York City. Previously, he was Director of Music at the Cathedral Church of the Redeemer in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Under his leadership, the cathedral choir developed into a highly refined ensemble; both CD recordings made at the cathedral under his leadership were nationally broadcast and in 2013 the choir spent a week as choir-in-residence at Exeter Cathedral. His previous church appointments include tenures as Assistant Organist at St. James' Cathedral, Toronto and Organist of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Rochester, New York.

Musical Program for May 4th:

Pièce Héroïque –  César Franck (1822-1890).

Prelude in E Minor – Gerald Bales (1919-2002)

Prelude in C – Theodore Beck (1929-2003)

Pastorale, BWV 590 – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

New Ground – Zachary Wadsworth (b.1983)

Postlude in D Minor – Charles V. Stanford (1852-1924)

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