—Annual Joe R. Engle Organ Concert
featuring German organist Christoph Keggenhoff and the Princeton Seminary
Princeton, NJ, September 27, 2013–Princeton
Theological Seminary’s annual Joe R. Engle Organ Concert will be held on Sunday,
October 6 at 7:00 p.m. in Miller Chapel.
Keggenhoff, associate cathedral organist of Speyer Cathedral in Speyer,
Germany, and associate director of the Diocesan Church Music Institute, and the
Seminary Singers, the concert will feature organ compositions by Buxtehude,
Bach, Eben, and Merkel, and will conclude with a brief service of Night Prayer.
practitioner in Gregorian Chant, Keggenhoff is also the founder, music
director, and conductor of the Schola Cantorum Saliensis, a Gregorian Chant
choir. He is also an official organ consultant of the Diocese of Speyer.
The concert will
showcase the many voices of the Seminary’s Joe R. Engle Organ, a two-manual
pipe organ built by Paul Fritts and Company and installed in 2000. The concert
is open to the public free of charge, through a generous endowment given by
Seminary benefactor Joe R. Engle. For more information, call 609.497.7890.
Princeton Theological Seminary, founded in 1812,
is the first seminary established by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian
Church. Its mission is to educate leaders for the church of Jesus Christ
worldwide, and its more than 500 students and 11,000 graduates from all fifty
states and many nations around the world serve Christ in churches, schools and
universities, healthcare institutions, nonprofit agencies, initiatives for
social justice, mission agencies, and the emerging ministries of the church in
the twenty-first century.