Friday, June 7, 2024
Wilmington, NC based organist Kira Garvie grew up in the beautiful Hudson Valley of Upstate New York. She received her undergraduate degree in organ performance from Boston University, where she sang in the Marsh Chapel Choir and was a regular continuo player for the Boston University Baroque Chamber Ensembles. After undergrad, she moved to Bloomington, Indiana, where she completed a master’s degree in organ and sacred music and a performer’s diploma in organ performance at Indiana University. Kira is passionate about musical education and the history and development of congregational singing. When not playing music, she loves quilting, knitting, and exploring local parks and hiking trails.
This concert will be held in the First Church sanctuary, home of our our magnificent Casavant organ.