CLEVELAND, OH – On Tuesday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. Music and Art at Trinity presents acclaimed organist, Jonathan Ryan in the first of its Seasonal Evening Concerts. Mr. Ryan’s performance will be in celebration of Bach’s 332nd birthday with the Clavierübung III complete with chorales sung by the Trinity Chamber Singers with Todd Wilson conducting.
Mr. Ryan is known for his communicative skills in various styles as well as his mastery of the organ’s capabilities. He has thrilled audiences throughout the United States, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom.
He is the winner of numerous prestigious awards, including both First Prize and the LeTourneau Prize in the 2009 Jordan II International Organ Competition, First Prize in the 2006 Arthur Poister National Organ Competition, and the 2006 John Rodland Scholarship Competition.
Mr. Ryan completed his Bachelor of Music degree with academic honors from the Cleveland Institute of Music studying organ, improvisation, and church music with Todd Wilson. He was awarded the Henry Fusner Prize for outstanding achievement. He received his Master of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY. He studied improvisation with William Porter. He also holds a Fellow certificate from the American Guild of Organists (AGO), their highest ranking professional certification.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Limited free parking is available in the surface lot on Prospect Ave. east of East 22nd St.