Xu brothers to perform on April 9
Reilly and Bruce Xu, 13-year-old twins and students of Jimrae Lenser and Craig Williams, the organist and choirmaster at the Cadet Chapel at West Point, will perform an organ recital at St. Andrew’s Church in Beacon at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 9. The program, on a two-manual Johannus electronic Opus 20 organ, will feature works by Bach, Nevin, Boëllman, Guilmant, Sousa and Widor.
Bruce, who won third prize at the UNCSA National High School Organ Competition, is the organist at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Chester. Reilly, who won first prize at the Brooklyn American Guild of Organists Organ Scholarship Competition, is the organist at Sloatsburg United Methodist Church in Sloatsburg.
St. Andrew’s is located at 15 South Avenue. The event is co-sponsored by the Central Hudson Valley Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. A reception will follow the recital at the carriage house.
Incredible initial recital at St. Andrew’s Church by these two young musicians…..can’t wait to see them again.