The Pierre S. du Pont First Prize Winner of the 2016 Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition, Mr. Stafford remains in demand as a recitalist, improviser, and choral accompanist. He has performed at many notable venues, including the Wanamaker Organ in Philadelphia, the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington D.C., Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center, Ocean Grove Auditorium in New Jersey, the Chautauqua Institution in New York, and Spivey Hall in Georgia.
A native of Jamestown, New York, Mr. Stafford received the Bachelor of Music degree from the Curtis Institute of Music in 2010 as a scholarship student of Alan Morrison. In 2012 he received his Master of Music degree from the Yale School of Music as a student of Thomas Murray (organ performance) and Jeffrey Brillhart (organ improvisation).
Mr. Stafford will display his meticulous technique the four-manual, 96-rank Casavant Frères organ at St. Bernard Roman Catholic Church.
General admission $12.
Student free with valid ID.
St. Bernard Roman Catholic Church
311 Washington Rd
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15216