Matthew Dirst to Open Peoria Bach Festival 2015 with Concert at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, May 31

Award winning organist and harpsichordist and now acclaimed musicologist Matthew Dirst returns to Central Illinois to present the opening concert of the Peoria Bach Festival 2015 at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 31 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 135 NE Randolph Ave., Peoria. Co-sponsored by the Peoria AGO and the Peoria Bach Festival, the concert will […]

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Preserving a Local Treasure

A pipe organ does not have to be a grand concert instrument to hold a place of significance, especially in regard to local history.¬† This holds true for the three manual Hinners pipe organ at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Pekin, which was recently rebuilt and restored by John-Paul Buzard Pipe Organ Builders of Champaign, […]

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