Here’s the program for Horst Buchholz’s recital this Friday:
Homage to Perotin – Myron J. Roberts (1912-2004)
Voluntary for organ – Benjamin Carr (1768-1831)
The Annunciation – Seth Bingham (1882-1972)
Three Pieces for Organ – James H. Rogers (1857-1940)
Dr. Horst Buchholz is Organist and Director of Sacred Music at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis and for the St. Louis Archdiocese. He received his first musical training in a boys choir in his native Germany and graduated with degrees and diplomas in organ and church music from the University of Arts in Berlin. After studies in conducting in Bloomington, Indiana, he was awarded the Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University. Dr. Buchholz has been active as conductor, organist, and educator in the USA, Mexico, Canada, Korea, Japan, and throughout Europe. He was Director of Music and Cathedral Organist in Denver. Buchholz was also conducting professor at the University of Denver and Music Director of the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra, which named him Conductor Laureate. Prior to his move to St. Louis he served as Canon for Music and Worship at Cleveland’s Trinity Cathedral. Buchholz is co-founder and Artistic Director of the professional vocal ensemble ProArte Saint Louis, and the Orchestra Director at Washington University. He also serves as Vice-President for the Church Music Association of America.