Concert – Jens Korndöerfer and Trumpet Duo
Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church
7/9/2020 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
7/9/2020 9:00 PM – 9:50 PM
Jens Korndörfer, Director of Worship and the Arts, and Organist at First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta, GA, and instructor for organ at Georgia State University, performs regularly at major venues and festivals around the world. Highlights include solo concerts at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, Duke University Chapel, the Montreal Bach Festival, the Cathedrals in Berlin, Paris, Salzburg, Oslo, and Moscow, Westminster Abbey in London, Suntory Hall and Metropolitan Art Space in Tokyo, Kyoto Concert Hall, and the Cultural Centre in Hong Kong.
He has concertized with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Sapporo Symphony Orchestra, the Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini, and the Hofer Symphoniker. His repertoire reaches from the Renaissance to the 21st century, including world premiere performances of compositions by Vania Angelova and Pamela Decker.
Dr. Korndörfer graduated with highest honors from the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris, the Oberlin Conservatory, the Musikhochschule in Bayreuth, and McGill University in Montreal. His teachers include Olivier Latry, Michel Bouvard, James David Christie, and Ludger Lohmann.
He served as organist in residence at the Concert Hall Kitara in Sapporo, Japan, during the 2005/2006 season, and is a triple prize winner of the Canadian International Organ Competition, held in Montréal in 2008/2011.
He has recorded four CDs and published numerous articles in international music journals. Dr. Korndörfer is frequently invited to give presentations and master classes at conventions and universities around the world. He is represented by Karen McFarlane Artists, Inc., in North America.
Connect with Dr. Korndörfer at www.jenskorndoerfer.com.