Organist and composer Robert Bates will be heard in recital on Friday evening, May 9, at 8:00, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, as part of the churchís 2013‒2014 Musica Organi recital series. Cosponsoring the recital is the Knoxville Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.
Dr. Bates is Professor of Music at the University of Houstonís Moores School of Music. A frequent performer at national conventions and conferences sponsored by such organizations as the American Guild of Organists and the Organ Historical Society, he has also won prizes for organ performance in Fort Wayne, San Antonio, Detroit, and Bruges.
His program will include works by Francisco Correa de Arauxo, Johann Sebastian Bach, Dieterich Buxtehude, and Jehan Titelouze, among others.