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All Bach organ recital featuring Nick Quardokus

Saturday, March 26, 2022

The Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul

126 Coming Street, Charleston, SC 29403

12:00 PM

 

Nicholas Quardokus was appointed Canon Organist and Director of Music at Grace Church Cathedral (Episcopal) in Charleston, South Carolina in August 2021. Previously, he served as Assistant Organist at Saint Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue, New York City, where he accompanied the acclaimed Choir of Men and Boys for daily services, including on their recently released album of the music of Gerre Hancock. Before arriving in New York, he was Organ Scholar at St. Paul’s Parish, K Street, Washington D.C. and assisted as a part-time interim at Washington National Cathedral.

He earned Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in organ performance from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and the Yale University Institute of Sacred Music, respectively. His principal teachers included Janette Fishell and Martin Jean (organ), Elisabeth Wright and Arthur Haas (harpsichord), and Jeffrey Brillhart (improvisation). Nicholas has garnered top prizes in competitions around the country and has performed throughout the Eastern United States. Among these include appearances at both regional and national conventions of the American Guild of Organists, the Kennedy Center, and the Piccolo Spoleto Festival. His solo performances have been heard broadcast across the nation on public radio’s Harmonia Early Music and Pipedreams.