Sunday, October 23, 2016, 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Pièce d'Orgue, BWV 572
Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
from Symphony No. 5
4. Adagietto - sehr langsam
(transcribed for organ by Ken Corneille)
Eugène Gigout (1844-1925)
from Ten Pieces for Organ (1893)
Jehan Alain (1911-1940)
Ken Corneille has been the Music Director/Organist and Choral Director at Saint Anthony’s Church in Yonkers, New York, since 2011. He has been music director/organist and choral director within the Archdiocese of New York, serving a variety of churches for the past 40 years.
Ken has been the accompanist/keyboard player and choral director at Temple Avodat Shalom since 2012. Ken has served in the same capacity at Larchment Temple (Westchester), Temple Emmanuel (Long Beach), Westchester Reform Temple (Westchester) and Temple B’Nai Torah (Wantagh).
Ken has been enjoying a long and productive career as a professional musician. He is an active recital organist in the New York area and has played organ recitals throughout the United States, such as Washington National Cathedral, Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, Saint Mary the Virgin, Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, San Francisco's Saint Mary Cathedral and Saint Francis Church, Saint James and Saints Andrew and Paul (Montreal, Canada). Ken studied organ performance with McNeil Robinson.
Ken is a composer as well, and he has written a wide variety of music for many combinations of instruments, solo organ music (which he has performed in the past at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral). He has written music for the Roman Catholic, Episcopal and Jewish liturgies. Some of his works have been published.