Wiregrass Organist to Perform at Huntingdon
Montgomery, Ala.—Well-known organist Eugene (Gene) Montgomery, dean of the Dothan-Wiregrass Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, will perform as part of Huntingdon College’s Harald Rohlig Organ Recital Series, Tuesday, January 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall, at Huntingdon College. The concert, the second in the series named in honor of Huntingdon Professor Emeritus of Music Harald Rohlig, will feature works by Franck, Tournemire, Bach, and various American composers, and is free and open to the public.
Montgomery, a Class of 1967 Huntingdon alumnus, completed graduate studies at the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis. He served as organist and choirmaster for Westminster Presbyterian Church in Montgomery for 20 years and at First United Methodist Church in Dothan, Alabama, for three years. He has also served as Artist in Residence for Dothan City Schools and has performed extensively in the Wiregrass area and in central Alabama and Florida. He lives in Dothan, where he teaches piano and organ and serves as organist for Temple Emanu-El, Dothan, and for First Presbyterian Church, Panama City, Florida.
Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is a coeducational liberal arts college. The Harald Rohlig Organ Recital Series’ final performance of the 2009–10 academic year will be Thursday, February 25, 2010, with Elaine Harper Grover, Huntingdon Class of 1965. All concerts in the series are at 7:30 p.m. in Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall.
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