Organist Katelyn Emerson, praised for her "great sensitivity" and "exciting artistry" (The American Organist), showcases repertoire from the 14th-21st centuries in performances throughout the United States and Europe. She has performed in numerous esteemed venues, notably including the Hallgrímskirkja (Iceland), Cathédrale Saint-Omer (France), Krasnoyarsk Philharmonic Hall (Russia), Cathédrale St-Quentin (Hasselt, Belgium), the Hauptkirche St. Petri (Hamburg, Germany), on the Kotzschmar Memorial Organ of Merrill Auditorium (Portland, ME, U.S.A.), Severance Hall (Cleveland, OH, U.S.A.), Reith Recital Hall at Goshen College (IN, U.S.A.), and others.

As first prizewinner of the AGO's 2016 National Young Artists' Competition in Organ Performance, the Guild's premier performance competition, Katelyn will be honored with a recital at the 2018 National Convention of the AGO in Kansas City (MO, U.S.A.) and will release her first recording, under the Pro Organo label, in spring 2017.

Ms. Emerson will display her artistry on the four-manual 106-rank Reuter organ at Shadyside Presbyterian Church.

Presented in cooperation with Shadyside Presbyterian Church Music in a Great Space.

Tickets available at the door (cash, check, or card).
General admission $12.
Student free with valid ID.

Shadyside Presbyterian Church
5121 Westminster Place
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15241

Sonata VIII e-moll, Op. 132 (1883)
  1. Passacaglia
Josef Rheinberger
(1839-1901)
Sonata in E-flat, Op. 65 (1908)
  1. Allegretto
Horatio Parker
(1863-1919)
Andante F-dur, K 616 (1791)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(1719-1787)
Fantaisie-Improvisation
sur le Victimae paschali laudes
Charles Tournemire
(1870-1939)
transc. Maurice Duruflé
A solis ortus (1699)
  • Plein jeu
  • Fugue à 5
  • Trio
  • Point d’orgue sur les grands jeux
Nicolas de Grigny
(1672-1703)
Andante con moto, Op. 18 No. 1 (1856)
Alexandre Boëly
(1785-1858)
Pièces de fantaisie, Op. 55 (1926-7)
  1. Naïades
Louis Vierne
(1870-1937)
Prélude et Fugue sur le nom d’ALAIN, Op. 7 (1942)
Maurice Duruflé
(1902-1986)
39th Season : 2017-2018
Matthew Dirst Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:30pm
Saint Paul Cathedral
Eastman @East Liberty Sun Nov 19, 2017 3pm
East Liberty Presbyterian Church

Benjamin Sheen Fri Mar 9, 2018 7:30pm
Calvary Episcopal Church
Katelyn Emerson Sun Apr 15, 2018 3pm
Shadyside Presbyterian Church