All Saints Concert and Choral Evensong, November 3, 2013

IMG_7289_ppBach for All Saints: Organist Susan Keck Foster, will present a concert of works by Johann Sebastian Bach. Foster holds organ and harpsichord performance degrees from Converse College and Shenandoah Conservatory, with additional study at the Eastman School of Music, the Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute and the Peabody Conservatory of Music.

Ms. Foster has performed as a solo concert artist and chamber musician throughout the Eastern US, in Mexico, and in Europe. Specializing in Baroque performance practice of keyboard and chamber music, she founded the Winchester Baroque Ensemble in 1996, a period instrument ensemble that continues to actively perform in the Washington, DC area. Her numerous professional music positions have included a faculty position at Shenandoah Conservatory of Music, Director of the Shenandoah Conservatory Arts Academy, and accompanist for Winchester (VA) Musica Viva, BachChor Ortenau (Germany), and the Roanoke (VA) and Greensboro Symphony Orchestra Choruses. Currently, she is Organist for Home Moravian Church in historic Old Salem, Winston-Salem, NC and a free-lance concert artist, accompanist, and continuo player.

Choral Evensong for the Feast of All Saints will follow the concert and will be sung by the Trinity Choir and accompanied by Ms. Foster. Evensong will include choral works by Herbert W. Sumsion, Craig Phillips, and William Harris.