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St. George's Episcopal Church, Nashville, Tennessee
Wilma Jensen performed an organ recital at the 2018 National Convention of the Organ Historical Society in Rochester, NY. The concert was performed on the Austin 1956 organ (revised by Austin with additions in 1967) at Asbury First United Methodist Church in Rochester on July 30, 2018. The program included compositions by Michael McCabe, Philip James, Charles Tournemire, David Briggs (commissioned by Wilma Jensen), and Connie Ellisor. Stephen Seifert, renowned dulcimer player, was the solo performer in Ellisor's Blackberry Winter concerto with the orchestral score transcribed for organ by Wilma Jensen. Registrant for the Ellisor composition was ESM student, Käthe Wright Kaufman.
Click here for video of the OHS recital
For nearly 30 years it¹s been my pleasure to hear WIlma Jensen in concert
throughout the United States and in Europe. On every occasion whether in
the largest cathedral or smallest parish church I¹ve been awed by her
artistry. She has a special gift for registration which coupled with her
prodigious technique allows her to create exciting and compelling
Dr. James F. Mellichamp
President, Piedmont College
Basilique deSaint Denis
Methuen Memorial Music Hall
Her playing had a spiritual intensity which seemed to illuminate the works from within.