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Internationally acclaimed organist to perform at PSU

February 12, 2014 9:45AM

From Tokyo to Berlin and across the U.S., organist Janette Fishell has performed in some of the world’s greatest concert venues. On Friday, Feb. Janet Fishell organist21, Fishell will add Pittsburg State University’s Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall to her 2014 concert tour. Fishell will perform at 7:30 p.m. as part of PSU’s 2013-2014 Solo and Chamber Music Series.

Professor of Organ and chair of the Organ Department at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, Fishell has been a featured recitalist and lecturer at five national conventions and five regional conventions of the American Guild of Organists. She is the author of numerous articles and a book on service playing published by Abingdon Press and is widely recognized as a leading authority on the organ music of Czech composer Petr Eben.

Fishell’s numerous compact disc recordings include performances of the music of Marcel Dupré, Petr Eben and J. S. Bach, as well as duet literature performed with her husband, British organist Colin Andrews.

Solo and Chamber Music Series tickets are available at the PSU Ticket Office in the Weede Physical Education Building, 1701 S. Homer, and may be purchased in person or by phone at 620-235-4796. Individual performance tickets are $12 for general admission and $8 for persons over 65 or under 18.

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