“Alan Morrison knows something about igniting audience passions. 
Without hesitation and throughout, Morrison's playing is consummate and dazzling”

ALAN MORRISON is recognized as one of America's premier concert organists, performing in prestigious concert organ venues across the United States and in Canada, as well as in international festivals. He is a champion of twentieth- and twenty-first-century composers, personally introducing their works to audiences in recitals and concerts, and enjoys collaborating with vocalists and other instrumentalists in chamber programs.

Mr. Morrison is the Head of the Organ Department at The Curtis Institute of Music, Associate Professor of Organ at Westminster Choir College of Rider University and College Organist and Ursinus College. He frequently conducts master classes sponsored by the American Guild of Organists.


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Breaking News: On March 22, 2015, Spivey Hall announced the appointment of Alan Morrison as Organist-in-Residence.  Spivey Hall 

Alan Morrison has just been invited to make his debut at St. Paul's Cathedral in London (UK) in a formal evening concert as part of the Celebrity Organ Recital Series on June 10, 2015.

Alan Morrison has been invited to perform Barber's Tocaata Festiva for the 50th Anniversary of The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia on May 10, 2015 in Verizon Hall at The Kimmel Center. Conducted by Dir Brosse.

A very special recital begins the 2014-15 season with the opening recital for the Atlanta AGO Centennial Anniversary which will include a world premier composed by David Conte, Chorale and Gigue.  He has also been invited to perform the inaugural organ recital on the new Buzard Organ at St. Vincent Archabbey Basilica in Latrobe, PA.

Alan Morrison performed a tribute to Richard Morris on February 1, 2014 in Spivey Hall.  Also featured was Peter Carter, a current student of Alan Morrison and former student of Richard Morris.

Last season (2013-14) included four dedicatory recitals (the former Kennedy Center Aeolian-Skinner now in Charlotte, NC), Swarthmore Presbyterian Church (PA), Ohio Wesleyan University (Klais Orgelbau), Abington Presbyterian Church (PA), a concerto appearance with The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (Paulus Concerto for Organ, Strings and Percussion) in Verizon Hall, and recitals throughout the USA.  The UPCOMING season includes a performance of Jongen's Symphonie Concertante in Sheboygan, WI, the world premier of a concerto by Dirk Brosse and recitals throughout the USA.

At a news conference March 22, the 50th Anniversary St. Alban's Organ Festival in 2013 has announced the jury which includes Alan Morrison as the only American juror.  He will also be featured in a solo recital on July 18th at St. Alban's Cathedral during the festival and competition.

Awards: The Orlando Chamber Soloists received the Chamber Music America award for 2011!  Alan is the pianist and a founding member of the group based out of Orlando, FL and in residence during the summer at The Black Hills Chamber Music Festival.

Latest release: OPUS 76 - First released solo recording of the Dobson organ in Philadelphia's Verizon Hall (The Kimmel Center) featuring Eric Sessler's Organ Concerto with The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia (Misha Santora, conductor)
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Radio Broadcast from OPUS 76 coming soon on PIPEDREAMS.
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Recent engagements: Washington, DC; Macon, GA; Atlanta, GA; Indiana, PA; Sheboygan, WI; Roanoke, VA; Little Rock, AR; Philadelphia, PA; Rochester, NY; Collegeville, PA; Charlotte, NC; Orlando, FL; Laurel, MS; Swarthmore, PA; Louisville, KY; Austin, TX; St. Petersburg, RUSSIA; St. Albans, UK


J.S. Bach's Allegro from Sonata IV, BWV 528 (2:26)

Final Movement to Jongen's Symphony Concertante

Final Movement to Schoenfield's Cafe Music

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