Friday, April 23, 2010

Lorne Manweiller, Accompanist

Rev. Lorne Manweiler is instructor of organ at Concordia University College of Alberta, Edmonton, and pastor of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Wetaskiwin, Alberta. A winner of organ performance and improvisation competitions, he has performed in concert with Canadian orchestras and choral ensembles and as a solo performer in major churches and concert halls in North American and Europe. Rev. Manweiler has served as resident organist and music director in large churches of Lutheran Church—Canada as well as director of music at Concordia Lutheran Seminary in Edmonton, Alberta. He has been a featured organist in the Royal Canadian College of Organists Sundays at Three recital series and was a featured artist at the 2007 RCCO National Organ Festival. As well, Rev. Manweiler is a sought-after clinician, lecturer, and church music workshop leader.
Though Lorne is a pastor and great musician he is also a fun part of the choir this year and will be coming on the tour with us. With two pastors along we should be well behaved.

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