Thursday, July 5 3:30 – 7:00pm
Prelude and Fugue in a minor Henry Martin b. 1950
Prelude and Fugue in C Major Henry Martin
Michael Unger is a multiple award-winning performer who appears as a soloist and chamber musician in North America, Europe and Asia. Since 2013, he is the Assistant Professor of Organ and Harpsichord at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. He is a First Prize and Audience Prize winner of the National Young Artists’ Competition of the American Guild of Organists (NYACOP), a First Prize winner of the International Organ Competition Musashino-Tokyo, and a Second Prize and Audience Award winner of the International Schnitger Organ Competition on the historic organs of Alkmaar, the Netherlands.
Michael Unger holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the Eastman School of Music, where he was a student and teaching assistant of David Higgs and William Porter. He was a recipient of Eastman’s Performer’s Certificate and the Jerald C. Graue Fellowship, and is also a Gold Medal graduate of the University of Western Ontario. Formerly the Director of Music at Rochester’s Lutheran Church of the Incarnate Word, he currently serves as organist of Cincinnati’s historic Plum Street Temple.