Cathedral Organ Dedication


Saturday, October 23

Masterclass | 10:00 AM

Organist David Higgs coaches organ students from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. The class is open to the public to observe and learn!


Sunday, October 24

Dedication | 10:00 AM

Dean Owen Thompson dedicates the organ during the 10:00 am Eucharist.


Organ Demonstration | 11:30 AM

Director of Music Stephan Casurella performs A Pipe Organ Primer by Hal H. Hopson (based on the familiar tune “Yankee Doodle”!) for narrator and organ. Question and answer session following.


Conversation with the Builders | 5:45 PM

Meet some of the Richards, Fowkes & Co. organ builders and learn about the process of creating a pipe organ.


Dedicatory Recital | 7:00 PM

Organist David Higgs performs a program that includes works spanning more than 400 years, taking the listener on a tour from 17th-century North Germany, through Central Germany in the 18th and 19th centuries, to Impressionist France in the 20th, and to contemporary music in the United States. No admission charge. Cannot attend in person? Check out the livestream.


Learn more: Stephan Casurella