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Ted Gibboney '76 to Perform Organ Recital Sunday Night

October 8, 2003

October 8, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - Ted A. Gibboney, a 1976 graduate of DePauw University, will return to his alma mater to perform an organ recital at the DePauw Performing Arts Center this Sunday, October 12. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and admission is free. Gibboney will be performing major works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Petr Eben, and Max Reger on the recently installed, large concert organ in Kresge Auditorium.

A native of Huntington, Indiana, Ted Gibboney began piano lessons at the age of seven. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from DePauw University, Master of Music degree from Yale University (1978) and Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University (1985). His academic areas of concentration are pipe organ playing, music history, and German literature.

In his third year as the director of chapel music and arts programming at Christian Theological Seminary of Indianapolis, Gibboney participates with other CTS faculty members in the planning of weekly chapel services, in addition to a broad range of arts programming at the campus and throughout the community. Gibboney has been active as an organ recitalist, conductor, writer, lecturer, and concert/conference entrepreneur. As a performer, Gibboney has played throughout Europe and the United States and has recorded two compact discs. The second CD, Festive Music for a Community of Faith, was released in August 2000. He has studied current worship trends extensively, organized national worship conferences and taught workshops on the subject. Through a grant from Lilly Endowment, he is currently collaborating with fourteen scholars and church musicians from across the county on a book about current worship practices and issues.

For more information about this event or other upcoming School of Music events, call (765) 658-4379 or click here.

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