Pipes, Pedals, and Praise

Pipes, Pedals, and Praise

Friday, October 16, 2015, at 7:30 PM

The concert is in celebration of the ten year anniversary of the installation of our MIPC Pipe Organ.  The concert will feature Dr. Seung Min Oh, Principal Organist, St. Mary's Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, Portland, Oregon.

The following Sunday, October 18th we will be celebrating the anniversary at the breakfast and traditional services.

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Dr. Sueng Min Oh

Seung Min Oh, native of South Korea, had her initial piano training at the age of four. She holds a Bachelor of Music and first Master of Music degree in organ at Yonsei University in Korea, where she studied under Dr. Tong-Soon Kwak’s mentorship for seven years. She was also multiple recipients of Yonsei University Honor Awards and academic merit-based scholarships. In 1997, she relocated to Cleveland, Ohio to continue her organ study with Todd Wilson and harpsichord with Janina Ceaser at Cleveland Institute of Music, and received her second Master of Music degree in organ from Cleveland Institute of Music with the Henry Fusner Award in 1999. Dr. Oh has actively performed as a soloist and a collaborative artist in numerous concerts in Korea and US. She was also a featured artist at the 2000 Annual Concert for AGO Mobile Chapter in Alabama. In 2003 she relocated to Bloomington, Indiana for her doctorate in organ at Indiana University and also served as Associate Instructor in the Piano department. She studied the organ with Dr. Christopher Young and received her doctoral degree in organ from Indiana University in 2011.

Prior to residence in Portland, Oregon, twenty-four years of Dr. Oh’s 
church musicianship include organist positions at Spring Hill Presbyterian Church in Mobile, Alabama, First Presbyterian Church of Shelbyville, Indiana and Midway Presbyterian Church in Powder Springs, Georgia. In 2013 she was appointed and currently serves as organist at St. Mary’s Cathedral of Immaculate Conception in Portland, Oregon.