Sunday, February 12, 2017, 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Prelude and Fugue in G major, BWV 550
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
from Eleven Studies in the Form of Canons for Organ or Pedal Piano, op. 56
Leo Sowerby (1895-1968)
Jacqueline Yost, a native of Salisbury, North Carolina, is the Professor of Music Theory and Applied Organ at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and she serves on the executive board for the Charlotte chapter of The American Guild of Organists.
Her teachers have included David Higgs, Todd Wilson, and David Craighead, along with organ improvisation with Gerre Hancock, Rick Ericksson, and William Porter. Holding both a BM and DMA from the Eastman School of Music and an MM from the Cleveland Institute of Music, Jacqueline also earned a second master’s degree in music theory pedagogy from Eastman as a student of acclaimed Oxford University Press author Steven G. Laitz. Earning the Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music, she also won the Harold Gleason Emerging Artist Award.
Jacqueline has performed as a guest organist, accompanist, and clinician for regional conventions of the AGO, Pipe Organ Encounters, and summer camps, and adjudicates several local organ competitions and scholarships in Charlotte. She also serves as the Director of Music and Organist at the First Presbyterian Church in Concord, overseeing a vibrant music program and a growing congregation.