Susan Matthews to perform in Wilkes-Barre

Susan Jane Matthews, Organist and Choirmaster of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Burlingame, California, will present an organ recital at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, April 18th, at 3:00 PM.

Dr. Matthews, a native of Wilkes-Barre, is a graduate of Haverford College and the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester. She has studied organ with Marjorie George, Claribel Thomson, Jeffrey Brillhart, Mark Laubach, and David Higgs. A prize-winning performer, she has concertized throughout the United States and in Europe. Her compact disc recording, Chosen Tunes, was recorded during her tenure as Principal Organist at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, and has been critically acclaimed.

Dr. Matthews will perform works by Felix Mendelssohn, Johann Sebastian Bach, Charles-Marie Widor, Petr Eben, Giles Swayne, Larry King, and Jeanne Demessieux.

A free-will offering will be received.