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Event: 'Internationally Recognized Concert Organist Matthew Lewis '

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Date: Sunday, February 01, 2009 At 03:00 PM
Contact Info:
Contact: Jarrett Follette Christ Church Cathedral Phone: (504) 895-6602 Fax: (504) 895-6662

Cathedral Concerts Presents:

Internationally Recognized Concert Organist Matthew Lewis

What: Cathedral Concerts
presents internationally
recognized Concert
Organist Matthew
Lewis in a free concert

When: 3:00 p.m.
February 1, 2009

Where: Christ Church Cathedral
2919 St. Charles Ave.

Matthew Lewis
Dr. Matthew Lewis maintains an active career as organist, choral conductor and educator. As Organist and Director of Music at the Church of the Incarnation in Manhattan, New York, he directs a select group of professional singers in a wide variety of liturgical choral music. Dr. Lewis has served as Organist and Choir Director at Temple Israel in Lawrence, New York since 1993 and as Artistic Director and Conductor of St. George's Choral Society since 2005.

Dr. Lewis is a member of the Organ Faculty of the Juilliard School Pre- College division and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Organ at Westminster Choir College. He has presented solo organ recitals in the United States, Canada and France and was featured on WNYC radio in New York. Dr. Lewis has performed the complete organ works of CÚsar Franck on several occasions, including at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York City.

Dr. Lewis received his Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees at the Juilliard School. While completing his Masters degree, he was the winner of the organ competition, resulting in a performance of Barber's Toccata Festiva with the Juilliard Symphony in Alice Tully Hall. He is the former recipient of a Fulbright Grant and the Annette Kade Fellowship from the Council of International Education where he was a student of organ - virtuoso Marie - Madeleine Durufle