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Concert organist to perform at Arts at Abingdon

Concert organist Isabelle Demers will perform at 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, at Abingdon Episcopal Church, White Marsh, in the Arts at Abingdon concert series. Admission is free, but a free-will offering will be accepted.

A native of Québec, Demers serves as organ professor and head of the organ program at Baylor University in Texas.

Demers began piano study at age six, and by the age of 11 moved on to study piano and organ at the Montréal Conservatory of Music. After graduation in 2003 she spent a year in Paris at the École Normale de Paris-Alfred Cortot. She received her masters and doctoral degrees from The Juilliard School in New York City, where she studied with Paul Jacobs.

Demers was a featured performer at the 2008 national convention of the American Guild of Organists in Minneapolis, and her performance was later broadcast to a national radio audience. She has been a featured artist for the Royal Canadian College of Organists in Toronto, the American ...

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