Lewinsville Presbyterian Church (McLean) 7:00 pm Sunday, June 4, 2017
International Treasures, with Spotlight on the Organ
Amy Beach – Symphony in E Minor, Op. 32 (“Gaelic”)
Ottorino Respighi – Ancient Airs and Dances (Selections)
Alexandre Guilmant – Symphony No. 1 for
Organ and Orchestra in D Minor, Op. 42
David Lang, Organ
Programs and artists subject to change.
DAVID BRIAN LANG, organ, received his Bachelor of Music in choral music education for grades K through 12 and sacred music from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. He attained his Master of Music in Organ Performance from the University of Louisville. Lang came to the Washington, DC, area in 2000. Over the years, he has gained prominence as a leading professional accompanist, vocal coach, concert organist, and choral conductor. He has prepared choruses for the Kennedy Center, George Mason Center for the Arts, and Wolf Trap. He has worked with notable conductors, including Placido Domingo, Marvin Hamlisch, Leonard Slatkin, and Emil de Cou.
Now in his seventh season as artistic director for the Reston Chorale, Lang concurrently serves as director of music at Saint Dunstan’s Episcopal Church in McLean, Virginia, and as keyboard artist for Washington Hebrew Congregation. In addition, he is the sales director for Rodgers digital organs, Roland electronic instruments, and Ruffati pipe organs for R.A. Daffer Church Organs, Inc., of Jessup, Maryland.