Sunday, November 22, 2015, 3:15 PM
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Organ Sonata No. 4 in B-flat Major, op. 65 (1845)
I. Allegro con brio
II. Andante religioso
IV. Allegro maestoso e vivace
Jean Langlais (1907-1991)
from Organ Book, Op. 91
Louis Vierne (1870 - 1937)
from Organ Symphony No. 2 in E minor, op. 20 (1902-03)
Nicholas Bergin is the Organist at First Presbyterian Church, Nashville, a position he has held since July of 2012. In addition to his responsibilities at FPC, he currently serves as Dean of the Nashville chapter of the American Guild of Organists. He has also worked as the Interim Assistant Organist at Christ Church Cathedral, Indianapolis, and Organ Scholar at the Church of St. Michael and St. George in St, Louis, Missouri.
Nick earned a Master’s degree in organ performance at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he studied with Janette Fishell, and was awarded the prestigious Barbara and David Jacobs Fellowship. His undergraduate degree is from the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, where he studied organ with Donald Sutherland, and he spent a year as a piano major in the studio of Seth Knopp. While growing up in Houston, Nick studied piano with Timothy Hester and attended the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.