Music in Memorial Church
The following concerts are free and open to the public. Presented by the Office for Religious Life at Stanford and co-sponsored by the Department of Music.
Early Music Singers with Robert Huw Morgan Monday, September 28, 2015 7:00 pm
Daniel Pearl World Music Days Concert Thursday, October 8, 2015 7:30 pm
Stanford’s St. Lawrence String Quartet leads our annual free concert honoring the life and memory of Stanford alumnus Daniel Pearl, the violin-playing Wall Street Journalreporter who was murdered in 2002 in Pakistan. The quartet, pianist Stephen Prutsman, and the Stanford Chamber Strings perform a stirring program that includes Bach and music from the Middle East, meant to inspire the cross-cultural awareness and tolerance sought by the Daniel Pearl Foundation.
Robert Huw Morgan – Organ Friday, October 23, 2015 7:30 pm
Jin Kyung Lim – Organ Wednesday, November 4, 2015 7:30 pm
Jin Kyung Lim, an organist, harpsichordist and pianist, was born in Seoul, Korea. She earned her Bachelor in Music at Yonsei University in Korea and her Doctor of Musical Art in performance and literature at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). At UIUC, she studied the harpsichord with Charlotte Mattax Moersch, the organ with Dana Robinson, the choral conducting with Joe Grant. She gave numerous solo recitals and concerts in Korea, the United States and multiple other countries. She played the organ during the Watu Gregorian Festival in Belgium and a concert in Paris as a member of Seoul Women Gregorian Chant Choir, for Marie-Claire Alain’s master class in Montreal, for the Friday Noon Organ Recital Series at Church of Christ Cathedral, Indianapolis, and recently for the Spain-Portugal tour of Main Street Singers, Los Altos. As an active chamber musician, she enjoyed performing with various ensemble groups, including UI Symphony, UI Chamber Singers, UI Wind Orchestra, Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra, Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana and Main Street Singers. She has also been serving as a church organist since the age of 14. She is currently the organist of First Lutheran Church, Palo Alto.
Robert Huw Morgan – Holiday Concert Sunday, December 13, 2015 1:30 pm
Concerts sponsored by the Music Department at Memorial Church and other venues on campus may be found on the Music @ Stanford Events Calendar.