Historical Spanish Organs in California

CIGSIE, Winter 2010-11

Project Description

CIGSIE Recipient, 2011

About The Project

This January, I will travel to San Francisco to practice Baroque Spanish organ music on historic reproductions of appropriate Spanish organs in preparation for a summer trip to Spain.  The organs are tuned in meantone and feature brilliant trumpet ranks, drums and even bird sounds.

About Jennifer Bower

RJennifer Bower hails from St. Louis, MO, and is in her fourth year of the double degree program, pursuing majors in Organ Performance and Geology.  She studies organ with Professor James David Christie.  Jennifer spent Winter Term 2011 in Stade, Germany, playing historic organs of the 17th and 18th centuries in northern Germany.  This past July, she attended the McGill Summer Organ Academy in Montreal, Canada.  Jennifer serves as organist and choir director at All Saints Episcopal Church in Parma, OH, and also as president of the Friday Night Organ Pumps in Finney Chapel.

Team Members

photo of Jennifer Bower
Jennifer Bower ’12