2022 PS Daniel Sansone
First (Scots) Presbyterian Church
53 Meeting St.
Charleston, SC 29401
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18 Choräle Preludes (Leipziger Choräle) Johann Sebastian Bach
“Komm, heiliger Geist, Herre Gott,” BWV 651 (1685–1750)
(Come Holy Ghost, Lord God)
“Allein Gott in der Höh’ sei Ehr’,” BWV 663,
(à 2 Clav. Et Pedale, Canto fermo in Tenore)
(All glory be to God on high)
Symphonie pour orgue No. 5, op. 42, no. 1 (1879) Charles-Marie Widor
Allegro vivace (1844–1937)
Andantino quasi allegretto
Daniel Sansone is the Director of Music at First (Scots) Presbyterian Church, Charleston, SC. A native of Syracuse, NY, Dan received a Master of Music in Organ Performance and Literature from the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Organ Performance from the State University of New York at Fredonia. He has held numerous church positions including serving as Director of Music and Liturgy at St. Ignatius Loyola Cathedral in Palm Beach, FL, and serving as organist at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Portland, OR. He also worked in the Office of Campus Ministry at the University of Portland in Oregon, and served as adjunct faculty in the Performing and Fine Arts Department, teaching organ and harpsichord. He has performed organ recitals throughout the United States including the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., St. Paul’s Cathedral in Pittsburgh, appeared as guest organ soloist with the Peabody Concert Orchestra, the United States Naval Academy Brass Ensemble, and also performed on the Baltimore Bach Series. He is a past recipient first-prize winner of the Arthur Poister National Organ Playing Competition sponsored by the Syracuse New York Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. In November 2000, he served as Director of Music Ministry at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, serving the Archdiocese of Baltimore, where he oversaw a comprehensive Liturgical Music Program and was Artistic Director of the Cathedral Music Series.
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