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The Episcopal Church of the Advent in Cape May presents Brennan Szafron in an organ recital Sept 1 at 4 pm at church on Washington and Franklin Streets. A reception to meet the artist will be held in the Parish Hall following the concert. Call the church office at 884-3065 for more information and handicap access.
Dr. Szafron is currently the full-time organist/choirmaster at Church of the Advent, Spartanburg, SC where he directs five choirs and a number of instrumental and hand-chime ensembles. Since 2009, he has been an adjunct instructor in organ performance and college organist at Converse College. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Alberta, Canada. He earned a Masters of Music Degree from Yale University and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in organ performance from the University of Michigan. He has toured extensively in the U.S., Europe, and his native Canada. His program will be predominately pieces by J. S. Bach.
The organ at Church of the Advent was rebuilt in 2002 by Russell Meyer and Associates of Bridgeton, NJ with additions in 2004 and 2005. It has three manual, 27 ranks and 1668 pipes.