Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta


Summer organ festival brings guest artists to four Atlanta churches

Published May 29, 2014

ATLANTA—Celebrating its 20th season, the Atlanta Summer Organ Festival is a celebration of the ecumenical spirit of music in four Atlanta churches, each with its own distinguished organ. All Wednesday evening concerts are one hour in length and conclude with a dessert reception. Come and hear four renowned organists play four spectacular Atlanta organs. A suggested donation of $15 is requested at the door of each church. Dress is casual.

The concert schedule and the celebrated organists include:

Eric Plutz, university organist at Princeton University, in New Jersey, who will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 11, at the Episcopal Cathedral of St. Philip, 2744 Peachtree Road, NW, Atlanta;

Matthew Owens, organist and master of the choristers at Wells Cathedral in Wells, England, who will perform on Wednesday, June 18, at 7:30 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church, 634 West Peachtree St., NW, Atlanta;

Adam Brakel, organist and director of music at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish, in Spring Hill, Fla., who will perform on Wednesday, June 25, at 7:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of Christ the King, 2699 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta; and

Michael Messina, director of music at Trinity Episcopal Church in Indianapolis, Ind., and John Cummins, organist and choirmaster at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Winston-Salem, N.C., who will perform on Wednesday, July 24, at 7:30 p.m. at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, 3180 Peachtree Road, NW, Atlanta.


For more information, contact Jennifer Farine at or 404-267-3678.