This week’s recitalist is Brent Johnson, organist of Third Baptist Church who presents the next in his series of Good Friday recitals:
Marche Religieuse on a Theme of Handel – Felix Alexandre Guilmant
Three settings of “Aus Tiefer not schrei ich zu dir”
Meditation on Passion Chorale – David Bednall
Sarabande (for the morning of Easter) – Herbert Howells
Brent Johnson is organist of Third Baptist Church. He previously worked as an organ technician for the Wicks Organ Company of Highland, Illinois. He came to St. Louis after studying with Dr. Robert Anderson at the Meadows School of the Arts and Dr. Kenneth Hart at the Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. He is a producer for the Organ Media Foundation and oversees the production of the streaming audio stations Organlive, Positively Baroque, and The Organ Experience. In addition he coordinates production of the episodic presentation At The Organ and The King of Instruments, a weekly radio show heard in St. Louis on Radio Arts Foundation. Brent is an appointed member of the Executive board of the St. Louis chapter of the American Guild of Organists. In 2017 he received the Avis Blewitt award from the St. Louis AGO for valuable contributions to the musical life of St. Louis.