Christ Church, Fort Lauderdale
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Adrian Binkley Organ Recital

sunday | october 22, 2017 | 4pm | Christ Church Sanctuary
Mark your calendar to attend the Adrian Binkley Organ Recital on Sunday, October 22, 2017, presented by the Christ Church Music Ministry. You're always welcome, of course, to invite your friends and neighbors to join you. A reception will follow in the Fellowship Halls. Further details will be forthcoming.
Adrian Binkley is in his second year as a student at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, PA, and is a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen, Michigan. He graduated with honors and received both a Fine Arts Award in Organ and one of two Presidential Young Scholar Awards in academics. At Interlochen he studied organ with Tom Bara, Organ Instructor and Assistant Director of Music at Interlochen Arts Academy and Interlochen Arts Camp. This past summer, Adrian returned to Interlochen for six weeks to serve as the Organ Teaching Assistant under Mr. Bara, and hopes to do so again in the summer of 2019.

At Curtis, he studies organ with Alan Morrison, the Haas Charitable Trust Chair in Organ Studies, and piano with Dr. Yu Xi Wang. Adrian has also recently started a new position as Organ Scholar at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Bryn Mawr, PA. While at home in Madison, Wisconsin, Adrian studies organ with Samuel Hutchison, Principal Organist for the Madison Symphony Orchestra.

Adrian has received academic and musical merit scholarships and has performed in concerts at the Overture Center for the Arts in Madison, Wisconsin, Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania, Field Concert Hall at the Curtis Institute of Music, the Wanamaker Organ in Philadelphia, Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, Interlochen Center for the Arts, and more. Adrian’s performances have also been broadcast on Wisconsin Public Radio and Philadelphia Public Radio on multiple occasions. While not playing organ or piano, Adrian enjoys researching history, mathematics, reading, exercising, and computer programming.