University of St. Thomas presents The Monaghan Organ Recital
The UST Music Department and Campus Ministry will present the annual Mohaghan Organ Recital, featuring Rebecca Groom te Velde. Works will include music of Reger, J. S. Bach, Sowerby, L. H. Groom, Groom te Velde and others.
Rebecca Groom te Velde, M.Mus., AAGO, is a fourth-generation professional organist (son Brent is the fifth). Organist (since 1991) and Director of Music at First Presbyterian Church in Stillwater, Oklahoma, she holds degrees from Seattle Pacific University and the University of Western Ontario. Her teachers have included Lester H. Groom, Hugh J. McLean, Michael Schneider, Almut Rössler, and Gerald Frank. She was a finalist in the National Organ Playing Competition of the American Guild of Organists, a participant in the Flor Peeters International Masterclass in Mechelen, Belgium, and studied at the Musikhochschule Köln on a grant from the German Academic Exchange Service. She has concertized in the U.S., Canada, Germany, England and Switzerland. She performed for the 2017 Southwest Region AGO convention in Dallas.