August 28, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Aaron David Miller – Organ Concert – Sinsinawa
SINSINAWA, Wis.—Sinsinawa Mound’s Summer Organ Concert series has saved one of the best for the last in their final concert of this summer. Aaron David Miller, known as one of the finest organ improvisers in the country, is playing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28. He is music director at House of Hope Presbyterian Church, St. Paul, Minn., as well a forensic musicologist for Donato Music, Scarsdale, N.Y. Miller maintains an active recital schedule, and his performances have been heard on America Public Media’s “Pipedreams” radio show and numerous television programs. He has composed organ, choral, and orchestral works that have been performed by such ensembles as the Seattle, Chicago, and Zurich Symphony orchestras as well as the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Miller’s early organ studies were with Carlene Neihart and David Schrader. He earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music, where he studied organ performance with David Craighead, Russell Saunders, David Higgs and Michael Farris, as well as composition with Samuel Adler and Joseph Schwantner. His graduate studies were taken at the Manhattan School of Music, where he completed his Master and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees, studying composition and organ performance with McNeil Robinson.
For more information, contact Guest Services at 608-748-4411 or visit our website at www.sinsinawa.org/moundcenter. Sinsinawa Mound, the motherhouse for the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters, is located in southwest Wisconsin on County Road Z, off Highway 11, about five miles northeast of Dubuque.