Dates & Price
Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 3:00 pm
Free with Gardens Admission
Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis
A recent doctoral graduate of Eastman Conservatory of Music, Bryan Holten was most recently the Associate Minister of Music at the Wayne Presbyterian Church in Wayne, PA, where he directed two handbell choirs and a chamber orchestra, and accompanied the adult choirs (including the Wayne Oratorio Society).
More about Bryan Holten
In 2014, Holten received the Jim Cochran Recital Award, which recognizes the player of an outstanding degree recital in the school's department of Organ and Historical Keyboards. Holten directed the music program at the First Universalist Church of Rochester and served as Music Ministry Intern at the Downtown Presbyterian Church. In 2012, he was awarded second prize in the Young Professional division at the Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival, held annually at the First Church of Wethersfield, Connecticut.
Holten has held several positions of leadership in church music: St. Anthony’s Episcopal Church, in his hometown of Wilmington, Ohio; Wilmington United Methodist Church; St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, Cincinnati, Ohio; and Downtown United Presbyterian Church, Rochester, New York. He has also played for numerous seasons of the Wilmington College–Community Summer Theatre, including the acclaimed 2009 production of Stephen Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park with George.
Outside the world of sacred music, Holten's professional interests include historical keyboard techniques and improvisation.