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Summer Camp

UF Sacred Music Workshop

  • Date & Time
    • Sunday, May 06, 2018 — through
      Tuesday, May 08, 2018
  • Description

    The UF Sacred Music Workshop is two-day event designed for church and synagogue musicians (organists, choir directors, handbell choir directors, and singers).

    This year’s workshop will begin on the evening of Sunday, May 6 with an organ recital by College of the Arts graduate Shawn Thomas at First Presbyterian Church in downtown Gainesville. On Monday, May 7, Peter Kinzie from Classic Church Organs will present a workshop on MIDI technology at the Episcopal Chapel of the Incarnation (located directly across the street from UF’s Library West). Christopher Jacobson, Duke University Chapel Organist, will then host sessions on service playing and anthem accompaniment. Monday evening’s event will be a hymn festival led by Mr. Jacobson and organ recital by UF organ students held in the University Auditorium. Additional events will include a handbell workshop and a choral reading session.

    The workshop will conclude on the afternoon of Tuesday, May 8, with an organ masterclass led by UF organ professor, Laura Ellis. Musicians from all faith backgrounds are welcomed!


    For more information contact Dr. Laura Ellis at

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  • Venue
    University Auditorium
    333 Newell Drive
    University Auditorium Website