Midday Pipes

Wednesday, September 08, 2021, 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Location: First United Methodist Church of San Diego, 2111 Camino del Rio South, San Diego, CA US 92108

Room: Sanctuary

Come listen to our pipes!

This season's Midday Pipes organ series at First United Methodist Church of San Diego will be both in-person in the Sanctuary and online, live-streamed and available on YouTube.

All concerts will begin at 12:15 PM and can be accessed at fumcsd.org/watch-live or at First Church YouTube Channel on the second Wednesday of the month from September through June.  We invite you to enjoy this beautiful organ music played by distinguished musicians on the 108-rank, 4-manual Blackinton & Associates pipe organ, the largest in San Diego County. The series is sponsored by the First Church Cultural Events Committee, and each performance will be approximately 45 minutes long. 


Second Wednesday of the month (9/8, 2021 - 6/8, 2022)
12:15 - 1 PM
Join us at first church or watch live here 

Each month you’ll have a chance to listen to a different organist play a 45-minute free organ concert. If you missed a concert, you can listen to past concerts  here 

Each month you'll have a chance to listen to a different organist play a 45-minute free organ concert.

September 8, 2021
Haesung Park 
Organist, The Parish of St. Matthew, Pacific Palisades presents:

Prelude and Fugue in C Minor, BWV 546,  Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

O Mensch, bewein’ dein’ Sünde gross (O Man, bemoan thy grievous sin), BWV 622, J. S. Bach

Fantasia and Fugue in G Minor, BWV 542, J. S. Bach

Pièce d’Orgue (Fantasia In G Major), BWV 572, J. S. Bach

Haesung Park received her musical training at the Korean National University of the Arts; her Master of Sacred Music degree from Boston University; and her Doctor of Musical Arts degree with outstanding honors from the University of Southern California where she studied piano and organ with Norman Krieger and Dr. Ladd Thomas, respectively.
Dr. Park was the resident pianist and organist of the Hollywood Master Chorale, University Campus Choir at UCLA, and Camerata of Los Angeles Chorus. Her notable solo recitals include the Flentrop Organ Recital Series at Harvard University and Saint-Saëns’ Organ Symphony No. 3 with the Santa Barbara Symphony. Dr. Park won first prize in the organ division of the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition. She is currently the organist at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Pacific Palisades and Vallejo Drive Seventh Adventist Church in Glendale. In addition to serving as the pianist and teaching artist for the LA Opera, she often serves as guest organist, pianist, and harpsichordist with the Santa Barbara Symphony. She has previously served as the keyboard collaborator and coach at California State University Los Angeles, Scripps College and Fuller Theological seminary.

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