Charles Callahan, conductor Lorenz Maycher, organist
, Organist and recitalist
is organist-choirmaster at Trinity Episcopal Church
in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
He teaches organ and piano at Lafayette College, and is assistant director of music at DeSales University.
He was formerly organist at the historic First Church of Christ, Scientist, New York City, for ten years.
A native of Oklahoma, he
has studied organ with Margaret Lindsay, Thomas Matthews, Clyde Holloway, and William Watkins, and is a graduate of Rice University
While a student at Rice, Lorenz won the Gibbons Prize in organ, placed first in the San Antonio Pipe Organ Competition, and won the Houston AGO's Mary Ellen Bond Award.
In 1989, Lorenz
was a featured recitalist at the Organ Historical Society national convention
held in New Orleans.
has since been invited to play for seven OHS national conventions, and was recipient of an OHS E.Power Biggs Fellowship in 1990.
has played over fifty recitals on the 1830 Appleton organ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
in New York City, and has appeared in recital in such places as Wichita State University
, Rollins College
, Irvine Auditorium (University of Pennsylvania), and Philadelphia's Lord and Taylor Department Store (on the Wanamaker Grand Court Organ).
In recent years, Lorenz
has participated in several projects devoted to the music of Leo Sowerby
In 1993, Mr. Maycher
and Mr. Culp performed the closing recital for the Organ Historical Society convention
in Lexington, Kentucky.
Writing in The Diapason, Ronald Dean of Centenary College reported that the recital by Maycher and Culp "provided a real treat.
recorded in Kilgore
a compact disc of the organ music of Leo Sowerby
As pianist, Jimmy Culp joined Mr. Maycher in recording Leo Sowerby's "Dialog" for piano and organ.
For more information on the concert series and other musical activities at Trinity Episcopal Church, please contact Lorenz Maycher, director of music, at 610-867-4741, or by e-mail at Lorenz@trinitybeth.org