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Musician Brian Myers to Give Senior Organ Recital April 7

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Posted: Tuesday Apr 2, 2013

April 2, 2013

Brian T.G. Myers, a music performance major at Saint Vincent College, will perform his senior recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 7 in Saint Vincent Basilica. He will be playing works by Vaughan Williams, Buxtehude, de Gringy, Bach, Franck and Langlais. Admission is free and open to the public

Myers is a native of St. Marys (Elk County) and the son of Donald and Lisa Myers.

At the age of 7, he began to study piano with Mrs. Lynn Nicklas, under whose tutelage he successfully auditioned to become a member of the National Fraternity of Student Musicians which he was a member of for 10 years and an international member for one year. He also performed on piano at Merkin Concert Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City multiple times at the invitation of Dr. Inez Bull.

During his elementary school years, Myers sang with the children’s choir of his home parish, St. Mary. At the age of 8, he began studying organ with Nicklas. Throughout his time in middle and high school, he was an assistant organist at St. Mary and at St. Joseph Church in Force.

In the fall of 2009 Myers began studying organ with Fr. Cyprian G. Constantine, O.S.B., D.M.A. at Saint Vincent. Later, he declared a major in music and a minor in philosophy.

While at Saint Vincent, Myers sang with the Saint Vincent Camerata, the Saint Vincent Schola Gregoriana which performed at Heinz Hall in November 2009 and October 2012, and the Saint Vincent Camerata Scholars, producing A Blessed Day Has Dawned in the summer of 2011. He has also been a substitute organist for Campus Ministry as well as for both the ordinary and extraordinary forms of the Roman Rite in various parishes in the dioceses of Erie, Greensburg, Pittsburgh and Altoona- Johnstown.

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