Classical music radio host Kimberlea Daggy, creator of KUSCs popular choral music program Soul Music, joins Artistic Director and conductor John Sutton, organist Julian Revie and the Chorale as Master of Ceremonies and Music Commentator
Also performing with the Chorale that evening is Canadian composer and organist Julian Revie, a first place winner in the Canadian Music Competitions who not only graduated from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto but who holds degrees in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics from Yale University and Caltech.
Pasadena music lovers may have experienced Revie's artistry firsthand as well during his tenure, from 2002 to 2011, as organist at Lake Avenue Congregational Church, where he played a 7,072-pipe Casavant organ.
"At First United Methodist Church
, we've not only got great acoustics - there isn't a poor seat in the house - but we have a magnificent pipe organ for Julian
to bring to life.
JULIAN REVIE, ORGAN
Canadian composer and organist Julian Revie served at Lake Avenue Congregational Church in Pasadena, California, where he played the 7,072-pipe Casavant organ from 2002 to 2011.
He formerly served as Organist at the St. Thomas More Chapel at Yale University and at the historic Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica in Ottawa, Canada.
Born in Ottawa in 1979, Julian
musical life at age four as a pianist.
At age ten, he
began studies in organ and clarinet, and he
later also studied the carillon.
has won several national awards, including first place in the Canadian Music Competitions in 1999.
Julian holds a diploma in Piano Performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, as well as degrees in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics from Yale University and the California Institute of Technology.
has also studied at the Netherlands Carillon School and the Royal Carillon School of Belgium
Julian has studied composition with Bruce Reich at UCLA and Veronika Krausas at the University of Southern California.
was honored to be a finalist in the 2005 International BMI Student Composer Competition.