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Free and Open to the Public

Palm Sunday Concert
with Organist Andrew Peters

3 p.m.

Organist and conductor Andrew Peters serves as minister of music and organist at Augustana Lutheran Church in Denver. At the church he oversees the music program, plays organ for all services, and works with a music staff of eight. He previously worked for fourteen years at Second Presbyterian Church in St. Louis and also was ensemble organist with the St. Louis Symphony. In addition to playing solo organ recitals and leading hymn festivals, Peters accompanies silent films starring Harold Lloyd. A recipient of numerous awards, Peters has received the Paul and Ruth Manz Organ and Church Music Award, the John Rodland Memorial Church Music Scholarship, and the Peter B. Knock Memorial Church Music Scholarship. He won first place in the Twin Cities American Guild of Organists (AGO) Young Artists Competition and second place in both the San Marino National Organ Competition and the Region VI AGO Young Artists Competition. He was also a Semifinalist in the National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance. A graduate of St. Olaf College and the Cleveland Institute of Music, Peters has studied organ and church music with Agnes Armstrong, Douglas Cleveland, Carla Edwards, John Ferguson, Wilma Jensen, Barbara and Noel Piercy, and Todd Wilson. He has served Episcopalian, Presbyterian, United Church of Christ, and United Methodist congregations in Connecticut, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Tennessee. He has been featured as a guest commentator on the radio program Great Sacred Music and organist on Pipedreams. His music is published by Augsburg Fortress, MorningStar Music, and Paraclete Press. He and his wife and cat live in the city of Denver.