Nathan Laube to Perform Organ Recital at Dordt

Ringerwole Organ Series hosts lecture and performance

Nathan Laube will perform as part of the Ringerwole Organ Recital Series on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the B.J. Haan Auditorium. Laube will also present a lecture on Friday, Nov. 2, at 3 p.m. in the B.J. Haan Auditorium.

Laube serves on the faculty of the Eastman School of Music, as assistant professor of organ, in addition to International Consultant in Organ Studies at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire located in the United Kingdom. His extensive recital career includes appearances at the Vienna Konzerthaus, Berlin Cathedral, St. Bavo Church, and the Sejong Center in Seoul, South Korea. Highlight performances within the United States include the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, Verizon Hall in Philadelphia, and the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas. In 2019, he will perform the complete Bach Clavierubung III at London’s Royal Festival Hall. Mr. Laube was a featured performer at the 2018 National Convention of the Organ Historical Society (OHS) in Rochester, New York, performing a solo recital at Sacred Heart Cathedral. He serves in leadership roles for the OHS as Chair of the Friends of the Library and Archives in addition to co-chairing the 2018 OHS National Convention. Laube has also performed at many American Guild of Organists conventions.

Mr. Laube has two CD recordings available, including one that received a Grammy Award for Best Classical Compendium. He has collaborated with solo artists including Chris Martin, principal trumpet in both the Chicago and New York Philharmonic. Many of Laube’s live performances have been featured on American Public Media’s “Pipedreams.” He is frequently asked to teach masterclasses and workshops in connection with his concerts and often serves on the faculty for Pipe Organ Encounters in the U.S. He has also taught at the Oberlin Summer Organ Academy in Ohio and at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts Summer Organ Academy in Philadelphia.

This is the sixth recital in the Ringerwole Organ Recital Series, a series funded by Dr. Joan Ringerwole, professor of organ emerita, that brings nationally acclaimed organists to campus each year.   

The recital and lecture are free of charge and open to the public.