DLLoftCDCover110Dan Locklair’s Salem Sonata for organ will be performed by world-renowned organist Marilyn Keiser on Friday, May 9 – 7:30 PM at James A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium, Old Salem Visitor Center, 900 Old Salem Road in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This concert and reception celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Old Salem’s 1800 Tannenberg Organ.

Salem Sonata for organ is in four movements and was composed during late August and September of 2003 on commission from Mr. & Mrs. Mark Welshimer. Approximately­­­­­ ten minutes in length, Salem Sonata celebrates the 2004 completed restoration of the historic 1800 David Tannenberg pipe organ that was originally installed and dedicated in 1800 in the Moravian Church (now known as Home Moravian Church) in Salem, North Carolina.

Dr. Keiser will also present selections by Mendelssohn, Bach, Haydn, Rheinberger and Margaret Vardell Sandresky. She has recorded The Music of Dan Locklair for Loft Recordings. More about the CD at http://www.gothic-catalog.com/The_Music_of_Dan_Locklair_Marilyn_Keiser_organist_p/lrcd-1110.htm. Visit Marilyn Keiser at http://www.concertorganists.com/artists/marilyn-keiser/.

Tickets for the recital are $15 Adults / $5 Students – available at the door or reserved/purchased in advance by calling Old Salem Group Tours at 1-800-441-5305. For more information, visit http://www.oldsalem.org/10th-anniversary-tannenberg-celebration-concert.html.

Dan Locklair is Composer-in-Residence and Professor of Music at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. More information about him, including a bio, list of works and discography at http://www.locklair.com.

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