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Cleveland to perform at McAfee Organ Concert Oct. 25

Douglas Cleveland will be in concert at Union Oct. 25.
Douglas Cleveland will be in concert at Union Oct. 25.

JACKSON, Tenn.Oct. 18, 2011 – Organist Douglas Cleveland will be the featured performer for this year’s McAfee Organ Concert Oct. 25 at Union University.

Cleveland is an internationally acclaimed concert organist, and has been invited to perform in such venues as Westminster Abbey, The Berlin Cathedral, Stockholm Cathedral, Moscow Conservatory, Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Melbourne, Minato Mirai Concert Hall in Yokohama, Japan; the Victoria Concert Hall in Singapore and the Cathedral of Lausanne, Switzerland.

A native of Olympia, Wash., Cleveland has also performed with several symphony orchestras including the Chicago Symphony, St. Louis Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony, Northwestern University Symphony and the National Symphony, for an audience of 3,000 at the Washington National Cathedral.

Cleveland studied at the Eastman School of Music, Indiana University and Oxford University. He currently serves on the organ faculty at the University of Washington School of Music.

The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the G.M. Savage Memorial Chapel on Union’s campus. The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Union’s music department at (731) 661-5345.

Media contact: Tim Ellsworth, news@uu.edu, 731-661-5215

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