FREE ORGAN RECITAL
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Samuel Nelson, organist
Bach, Boellmann, Brunner, Dupre, Fox, Messiaen, and Widor
Sam Nelson was born in Lynn, Massachusetts and held his first organist position at the age of 12. He earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Organ Performance from Gordon College in 2011 under the tutelage of Dr. Roy Brunner and Mr. Douglas Marshall. In 2012 he won second prize at the Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival. Sam was the organist at Washington Street Baptist Church in Lynn for 11 years and is currently the Music Director at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Lynnfield. In addition to his work in Lynnfield, Sam is also a regular substitute at Park Street Church, Boston. Currently, Sam is pursuing a Master of Music degree in Organ Performance at Boston University, studying organ with Peter Sykes.
When he isn’t playing organ, Sam has served as Tour Manager and Organ Technician for Cameron Carpenter and the International Touring Organ, and also plays keyboards for a local rock band, Somerset.
Everyone is invited to come! Bring your friends!