Midday Pipes

Wednesday, May 11, 2022, 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 (through 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.

May 11, 2022
Nicholas Halbert

DMA Candidate, Arizona State University presents the following works:

by Johann Sebastian Bach:

Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 662 

O Gott du Frommer Gott, BWV 767 

Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV 664 

Prelude and Fugue in e minor "Wedge", BWV 548

Nicholas Halbert, a San Diego native, is currently pursuing his doctorate in organ performance at Arizona State University, with Kimberley Marshall. His musical training began at 8, when he became a boy chorister at St. Paul's Cathedral, San Diego. He was appointed the Organ Scholar there at 16, and served as primary accompanist. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree at the Eastman School of Music, studying organ with Nathan Laube, and fortepiano and harpsichord with Edoardo Bellotti. At Southern Methodist University, he studied organ with Stefan Engels and liturgical playing with Scott Dettra, earning a Master’s and a Performer’s Diploma. While there, he served for one year as the Organ Scholar at the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, and for three years at Christ the King Roman Catholic Church.


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