Organ Concert

Not Your Normal Organ Concert for a Sunday Afternoon

performed by Richard Leasure

Sunday, October 20  •  4:00 p.m.

DSC_0030Have you ever heard of these composers: Bruhns, Druckmuller, Bach, Rowley, Karg-Eiert,  Albright, Hastings Bristol Jr., Burkhardt, Manz, Preston, Behnke, Archer, or Pardini?

If you haven’t, then you don’t know what you’re missing.

Come and listen to Richard Leasure as he performs the works of these great master composers.

Richard Lea­sure began his duties as Organ­ist at The Pres­by­ter­ian Church of Bar­ring­ton in Sep­tem­ber of 2007. Imme­di­ately prior to this posi­tion, he served for six years as Organ­ist and Assis­tant Direc­tor of Music at Trin­ity United Methodist Church in Mount Prospect.

Richard received his under­grad­u­ate degree in Church Music and Organ from West­min­ster Col­lege, New Wilm­ing­ton, Penn­syl­va­nia, where he was an organ stu­dent of Ray­mond Ocock. He also holds a Mas­ter of Music degree in Church Music from North­west­ern Uni­ver­sity where he stud­ied organ with Wolf­gang Rubsam.

Dur­ing the past thirty years, he has served as Organ­ist / Direc­tor at churches in Chicago and the north­west­ern sub­urbs, as well as guest organ­ist for twenty-five churches in the Chicagoland area.

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