Campbellsville University to host organist Tim Baker

Campbellsville University to host organist Tim Baker

Feb. 21, 2011
For Immediate Release

By Elena Groholske, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.-- Campbellsville University will host Tim Baker, organist and assistant director of music at Harvey Browne Presbyterian Church in Louisville,in the Third Annual Noon Time Organ Recital Series at 12:20 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1 at the University’s Ransdell Chapel, 401 North Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville, Ky.


 
 Tim Baker
He will be performing works by W. A. Mozart, Frank Bridge, and J. S. Bach. The recital is free and open to the public.

Baker will play on the 1894 Farrand and Votey pipe organ in the chapel, according to Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of music.

Roberts said the series is designed to “provide an opportunity for those in the community to hear outstanding organists and our prized instrument in short concert programs during their lunch break.”

Baker graduated from the University of Louisville in Louisville, Ky., with a degree in organ performance and church music.

At Harvey Browne Presbyterian Church, he also accompanies all choirs and ensembles and directs the Chancel Bells Handbell Choir.

Baker is president of the board of directors for the William Bauer Foundation that is restoring the Pilcher Pipe Organ in Memorial Auditorium of Louisville and oversees the care and maintenance of the 1887 Van Dinter Organ at St. Frances of Rome Church in Louisville.

Baker has been heard in concert with the Louisville Orchestra, Louisville Bach Society, Louisville Chorus, Voces Novae, Louisville Youth Choir, Choral Arts Society, the Youth Performing Arts School Choral and Theater Departments and Mass of the Air TV program.

In his free time, Baker can be found working the projector at his local cinema and working in regional community theater as music director and accompanist.

Contact Roberts at 789-5287 or mwroberts@campbellsville.edu for more information.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with over 3,000 students offering 63 undergraduate programs, 17 master’s degrees and five postgraduate areas. The website for complete information is campbellsville.edu.

 

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