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Cathedral Organ Recital: Kelsey Berg

All are Welcome

Friday, January 26, 2024 – 6:30 pm

The Cathedral of Saint Columba

154 W. Wood Street     Youngstown, OH 44503

Come and hear musical excellence at the Cathedral of St. Columba as Kelsey Berg performs an organ recital.  This event is free and open to the public and a free will offering benefits the Cathedral Music Program.


For information, please contact

Mr. Ralph Holtzhauser

Diocesan Director of Music

Free-will offering gladly accepted.  Reception to follow.



Three Pieces for Organ Frank Bridge (1879–1941)

  • Andante Moderato in C minor
  • Adagio in E major
  • Allegro con Spirito in B-flat major

Praeludium et Fuga in e, BWV 548 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)

Trois Pièces César Franck (1822–1890)

  • Fantaisie in La majeur

Twelve Chorale Preludes on Gregorian Chant Themes, Op. 8 Jeanne Demessieux (1921–1968)

  • Rorate Caeli – Choral orné
  • Domine Jesu – Berceuse

Te Deum, Op. 11 Jeanne Demessieux


Kelsey M. Berg serves as the Assistant Organist & Choirmaster at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Akron, OH and is a doctoral candidate in Organ Performance at the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM), studying with Professor Todd Wilson, where she is the 2023 recipient of the Heinrich Scholarship in Organ. At CIM, she teaches secondary organ lessons to both graduate and undergraduate students. Kelsey also teaches organ lessons for primary and secondary students, as well as music theory for non-majors at Case Western Reserve University. She maintains a private piano and organ studio, with students of all levels. Prior to attending CIM, Kelsey received both a Master of Music in Organ Performance and a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Mercer University. She also attended Salem College, receiving both a Certificate in Injury Preventive Keyboard Technique and a Master of Music in Piano Performance and Pedagogy with an Emphasis in Injury Preventive Keyboard Technique. At Salem, Kelsey was awarded the Bright and Annie Lee Fitzgerald Sink Award for Excellence in Piano. She has studied organ with Dr. Jack Mitchener and Dr. John Cummins, and has studied piano with Dr. Ian Altman and Dr. Barbara Lister-Sink. Kelsey is a member of the Association of Anglican Musicians, the Society of Women Organists, and is Registrar of the Cleveland Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.

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Jan 26 2024


6:30 pm


Diocesan Event


St. Columba Cathedral
154 West Wood Street Youngstown, OH 44503


Mr. Ralph Holtzhauser, Diocesan Director of Music
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