Recital – Taylor Competition Winners
Lutheran Church of the Redeemer
7/7/2020 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
7/7/2020 3:00 PM – 3:45 PM
Chase Loomer is a master’s student at the Yale University Institute of Sacred Music, where he studies organ with Martin Jean. He completed his Bachelor of Music in organ performance at the Eastman School of Music, where he was a student of David Higgs.
A native of Charlotte, NC, Chase’s accomplishments includes First prize, 2018 Taylor Organ Competition (Atlanta); first prize, 2015 AGO/Quimby Southeast Regional Competition for Young Organists; and first prize, 2015 Sarasota-Manatee AGO Chapter Competition. Recently, he was a semifinalist in the Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition (PA). He also received the Robert Baker Scholarship from the Yale ISM, awarded annually to a first-year organ student.
Chase is currently the organist of the Yale University Church at Battell Chapel and is also one of the organists at Marquand Chapel of the Yale Divinity School. He was featured in the Rising Star series at the 2016 AGO National Convention in Houston and attended the 2016 OHS Convention as an E. Power Biggs Fellow.
Chase has presented concerts throughout the country and has been featured on the radio broadcast, Pipedreams Live! on several occasions.
His previous organ teachers include Dr. Patrick Scott and Dr. Katie Ann McCarty, and he studied piano with Dr. Dylan Savage and Dr. Ruskin Cooper. In addition to the organ, Chase is an avid jazz pianist and singer.