Joseph Balistreri to play organ recital Oct. 9

The Muskegon-Lakeshore Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will feature guest organist Joseph Balistreri in recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9. The recital will take place at Central United Methodist Church, 1011 Second St. in Muskegon.
Sep 30, 2011


Balistreri will be performing as one of the featured organists in the annual Young Artists Series during the chapter’s 2011-12 season. He is a native of Detroit and began his organ study with Pierre Toucheque, a student of Flor Peeters and Marcel Dupre. At age 16, he was appointed director of music at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Detroit; a position he still holds.


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