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Charles Tompkins presents recital in Hartness Organ Series

March 17 @ 8:00 pm

The third concert in the Hartness Organ Series takes place Thursday, March 17, at 8 p.m. in Daniel Chapel. Furman University Organist Charles Tompkins, professor of music, will present works by Sweelinck, J.S. Bach, Vierne, and Price, as well as Vincent Persichetti’s 1960 “Sonata for Organ.” Music celebrating St. Patrick’s Day as well as performances by Furman voice students Laura Woody ’23 and John Potvin ’22 will also be featured in the program.

The concert is free and open to the public.

In addition to his roles as music professor and university organist, Tompkins serves as organist for John Knox Presbyterian Church and artist-in-residence for Christ Church (Episcopal), both in Greenville.

The Hartness Organ Series presents recitals each season by major national and international organ recitalists. These concerts feature the Hartness Organ, Opus 121 of C.B. Fisk, based in Gloucester, Massachusetts. The 42-stop organ, a gift from the late Tom and Edna Hartness, was presented in honor of Bobby and Becky Berry Hartness in 2004.

For more information, contact the Furman Music office at 864-294-2086, and FurmanMusicAdmin@Furman.edu, or Charles Tompkins at 864-294-2969, and charles.tompkins@furman.edu. For more Department of Music events, visit the Furman Music Calendar.

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Date:
March 17
Time:
8:00 pm
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Venue

Daniel Memorial Chapel, Main Sanctuary