Bruce Snyder to Present Lenten Midweek Organ Recital

April 01, 2010

Bruce Snyder, director of music at St. Joseph Catholic Church, will present a Lenten Midweek Organ Recital on Wednesday, March 17 at noon in Mount Union College's Dewald Chapel.


He will play "Fanfare for Organ," by Richard Proulx, "Prelude and Fugue in G Minor," by J.S. Bach, "Prelude, Air, Recessional," by Robert Cundick, "My Heart is Filled with Longing," by Johannes Brahms, "O Dearest Jesus, What Law Hast Thou Broken," by Helmut Walcha and "Toccata," by Theodore Dubois.

Snyder, who graduated from Salem High School, received his bachelor's degree from Baldwin-Wallace College. His organ teachers include Anna Cook, Dr. Farley Hutchins, Eleanor Flottman, Robert Noehren and Raymond Ocock. He has held organist/organist-choir director positions in Salem, Canfield and Alliance. He has been the director of music at St. Joseph in Alliance for 13 years. He is retired from A.R. Schopp's Sons in Alliance, where he was a flue voicer.

Snyder and his wife, Marlene, reside in Alliance. They have two sons and one grandson.

The event is free and open to the public. The Dewald Chapel is located on the Mount Union College campus across from the football stadium on Aultman Avenue.

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