Sunday, February 26, 2017, 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
Symphony No. 6 in G minor, Op. 42, No. 2
Bryan Dunnewald, of Arvada, Colorado, is a student in the studio of Alan Morrison at the Curtis Institute of Music, where he pursues a Bachelor’s degree in organ performance. In May 2014, he graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy, receiving the Academy’s highest awards in the arts, academics, citizenship and character. Bryan is a composer, having written works for ensembles and soloists alike; he also enjoys improvisation, and has accompanied dance classes (entirely improvised) for the Interlochen Dance Company.
Bryan is the 2013 recipient of the first prize, high school division, and the hymn-playing award at the national Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival Competition.
He has performed solo concerts in many states and venues, from the Washington National Cathedral to Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, and the 2016 Organ Historical Society national convention. Along with solo performances, Bryan enjoys collaborating with other artists and ensembles, recently performing with the Curtis Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall and being featured on National Public Radio in concert with the Colorado Symphony. His teachers include Alan Morrison, Thomas Bara, Steve Larson, Dr. Martha Sandford-Heyns and Dr. Joseph Galema.