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Summer Organ Concert Series: Gregory Zelek
August 25 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This summer marks our 30th Anniversary since the beginning of the Summer Organ Concert Series. You won’t want to miss the talented lineup of artists joining in our celebration featuring organists from Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, and Kansas. Sinsinawa Mound Center is opening the Summer Organ Concert series to the public. All other programs and offerings remain virtual. Concert guests will follow COVID-19 protocol, including wearing a mask, practicing social distancing and using hand sanitizer, and attendance will be limited to 125 people. Guests will have limited access to the main foyer and Queen of the Rosary Chapel. These concerts will also be offered via livestream. The concert is available at www.sinsinawa.org/live at the concert time or later in an archived format by tapping or clicking on “on demand.”
Wednesday, August 25, 7 p.m.
If you would like to make a monetary donation to support our Summer Organ Concert Series, here is a link to our donation page where you can select “Organ Concert Series” for your donation. https://www.sinsinawa.org/forms/p/donation/
Organist: Gregory Zelek Praised as “extraordinary in the classical music world” (Jon Hornbacher, PBS Wisconsin Life) and a “musical star” (Bill Wineke, Channel 3000). Greg Zelek is the Principal Organist of the Madison Symphony Orchestra and Curator of the Overture Concert Organ, where he oversees all of the MSO”s organ programming. Since September 2017, Greg has proudly held the Elaine and Nicholas Mischler Curatorship.
In addition to concertizing throughout the United States, Greg regularly performs with orchestra as both a soloist and professional ensemble member, including the Madison Symphony Orchestra, Florida Orchestra, Ridgewood Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony, MET Orchestra, and Miami Symphony Orchestra. Greg will be the Artist in Residence for the 2021-22 Season of a new organ program for the Jacksonville Symphony that will showcase their Bryan Concert Organ. In 2016, Greg was chosen by The Diapason magazine as one of the top “20 Under 30” organists, a feature which selects the most successful young artists in the field. He was the First Prize winner in the 2012 Rodgers North American Classical Organ Competition, the 2012 West Chester University Organ Competition, the 2010 East Carolina University Organ Competition, and the Audience Prize winner of the 2016 Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition. A recipient of the inaugural Kovner Fellowship, Greg received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, as well as an Artist Diploma, from the Juilliard School as a student of Paul Jacobs.