( Fri., Apr. 5, 2013 )
Christ United Methodist Church, 410 N Holden Road, Greensboro, NC 27410
Joby Bell maintains an active career as a recitalist, teacher, and collaborator. Bell has performed at the invitation of numerous chapters and conventions of the American Guild of Organists, the Victoria Bach Festival, the Houston Masterworks Chorus, the Washington National Cathedral, and Conferences on Worship and Music at the Montreat Conference Center and at Lake Junaluska, N.C. His heavy concertizing throughout the United States has met with high acclaim, while his performances abroad have been enthusiastically received in Paris, Chartres, London, and throughout southern England, Scotland, Romania, and Hungary. He brings to his acclaimed performances a clear affability and a keen sensitivity to develop an audience’s increased appreciation for organ music.
In 2000, Joby garnered the Audience Prize and Second Prize in the American Guild of Organists National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance. Since 2004 he has served on the faculty of the Hayes School of Music, Appalachian State University, where he teaches organ and sacred music studies. His teaching specializes in memorization and practice techniques, service playing, choral accompanying, and maintaining grace under pressure. He holds degrees from Appalachian State University and Rice University.
Flex ticket packages available: 7 ticket flex $100, seniors $80; 4 ticket flex $55;adul flex passes can be used in any combination on any concert.
adults $18; seniors $15; students $5 - each ticket allows 2 children under the age of 16 in for free - see NOTE for flex pass options