John Cummins, organist and choirmaster at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Winston-Salem, N.C., performs the initial 45-minute concert of the Fall Series of “Friday Organ Concerts at Noon” at the Parish Church of St. Helena (Episcopal) in Beaufort on October 7. The concerts are free and open to the public.
Cummins is a graduate of the University of Alabama and the Eastman School of Music, where he earned a Doctor of Music Arts Degree in Organ Performance. Before moving to Winston-Salem he was the Organist/Choirmaster at Christ Church Cathedral, Lexington, KY, and First Plymouth Congregational UCC in Lincoln, NE. An active recitalist, he has performed throughout the United States, and has been a featured performer at national conventions of the Organ Historical Society. In March of this year he was a featured recitalist and presented a master class for the Knoxville, Tenn., chapter of the American Guild of Organists. In June, he was a featured recitalist on the organ series at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston and on the summer recital series for the Charlotte AGO chapter.
For more information, contact the Pat Gould, the music director at the church, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 843-522-1712 or visit www.sthelenas1712.org.