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Murray Somerville Patriotic Organ Recital at Winthrop University

Winthrop University in Rock Hill hosts a free organ recital by Murray Forbes Somerville, former Harvard University organist and choirmaster, July 3 at 7 p.m. recital will be held in Byrnes Auditorium. Somerville, who also is the artistic director emeritus of Nashville’s Music City Baroque period instrument ensemble, will perform on Winthrop’s famed D.B Johnson Memorial Organ. Donations will be taken at the door following the program; the event will raise money for organ lessons for area high school students. This event is one of a series of summer recitals presented by the Charlotte Chapter of the American Guild of Organists to benefit the Stigall Scholarship program.