Music in Memorial Church

The following concerts are free and open to the public. Presented by the Office for Religious Life at Stanford in partnership with the Department of Music.


Organ Concert: Rodney Gehrke
Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 7:30 pm

Rodney Gehrke, concert organist, harpsichordist, pianist, conductor, choir director, teacher, and liturgical musician, will be performing works by Bach, Buxtehude and Scheidemann as part of the 30th anniversary of the Fisk-Nanney organ in historic Memorial Church. All are welcome. Free admission, no tickets required.

He is Director of Music at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Palo Alto, Organist and Choir Director at San Francisco’s Temple Emanu-El, and Professor of Organ at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. As a recording artist, he has recorded as continuo organist and harpsichordist with the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, American Bach Soloists, and Voices of Music, and has also made two CDs of Mexican Baroque music with Chanticleer.


Dr. Robert Huw Morgan, University Organist

Annual Commencement Organ Recital: Robert Huw Morgan
Friday, June 13, 2014, 7:30 pm

Dr. Robert Huw Morgan, University Organist, presents his annual Commencement recital – part of a year-long celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Fisk-Nanney organ. He will be performing book three of the Clavierübung by Johann Sebastian Bach. All are welcome. Free admission, no tickets required.


Concerts sponsored by the Music Department at Memorial Church and other venues on campus may be found on the Music @ Stanford Events Calendar.


A reflective 30-minute service of hymns and chant sung in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All religious and non-religious backgrounds welcome.

Sundays, 9:00 – 9:30 pm (during the academic year), Memorial Church

Winter Quarter 2014

January 26    Trinity Lutheran Palo Alto
February 2    All Saints Episcopal
February 9    Convivium (formerly Stanford Clerks)
February 23    Christ Church Portola Valley
March 2    Valley Presbyterian Church
March 9    Palo Alto Youth Chamber Singers
March 16    Early Music Singers