Fundraising Concert for Skinner & Son Organ in Lyons

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Date(s) - 07/15/2018
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

First Presbyterian Church


The First Presbyterian Church of Lyons, New York,  is involved in a fundraising campaign to raise $46,000 to restore their nearly 100 year old Skinner & Son Organ.  They have been bless by three organists from the Eastman School of Music who have volunteered their time to present a fundraising concert!  The concert will be held in the First Presbyterian Church of Lyons, 11 Queen Street, Lyons on Sunday, July 15 at 3 PM.  The concert is free and open to the public.  A freewill offering will be taken to help fund the restoration of their historic organ.

Organists’ Bios:

  • Alexander Gilson is from Southeast Texas. He just graduated with a Master of Music Degree in Organ Performance and Literature from the Eastman School of Music. He is currently the music director at the First Baptist Church of Penfield.
  • Ryan Chan is from Hong Kong. He is currently pursuing his Master of Music degree in Organ Performance and Literature at the Eastman School of Music under the tutelage Prof. David Higgs. He is the organist at West Henrietta Baptist Church in Rochester.
  • Raelynn Clare is from Ojai, California. She has studied organ and harpsichord with Prof. Edoardo Bellotti at the Eastman School of Music, where she is a candidate for a Master of Music in Organ Performance and Literature.

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