About Plaid Pipes:
Dr. Beverly Everett will host a special pipe organ recital, titled “Plaid Pipes,” in honor of the Bemidji Symphony’s 80th Season. In a celebration of the Bemidji community and its support of music, this 90-minute recital and dinner also features the one-year anniversary of First Lutheran Church’s new pipe organ.
“Plaid Pipes” is scheduled to take place on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 4:00 PM at First Lutheran Church with dinner to follow at Hampton Inn.
Tickets are $80 with RSVPs requested by October 31, 2018, and includes the recital, dinner, wine and dessert, and a tax-deductible donation to Bemidji Symphony Orchestra.
Click here to purchase your ticket to this fabulous event.
Welcome Special Guest Michael Barone
We are proud to welcome Special Guest Michael Barone, host and senior executive producer of Pipedreams, a nationally distributed weekly radio program exploring the art of the pipe organ. Involved with the pipe organ for more than 50 years, Barone is nationally recognized for his outstanding contributions to the world of organ music.
Dr. Beverly Everett , accomplished organist, and Maestra of the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra, will present an unforgettable 90-minute organ recital. Dr. Everett remains an active concert organist and was a featured performer in the 2016 Aaron Meyer Band Holiday Concerts in Portland, Oregon. She is currently adjunct professor of organ at the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota. Everett composed the original film scores for the documentary films “The Charisma of Competence,” on former North Dakota Governor William Guy (2010), and “Mr. Bubble: The Harold Schafer Story.” (2013)
Everett holds degrees in organ and conducting from Baylor University, where she was a Presser Foundation Scholar, and from the University of Iowa, where she earned a Doctorate of Musical Arts. She studied at the Aspen Music Festival for two consecutive summers. Her principal conducting teachers include Stephen Heyde, Murry Sidlin, and William LaRue Jones. She studied organ with Joyce Jones at Baylor University and Delbert Disselhorst at the University of Iowa.