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Pipe Organ Recital Series: Sebastián Modarelli

September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Central Lutheran Highlights Pipe Organ’s 30th Anniversary with Recital Series

2024 marks the 30th anniversary of Central Lutheran’s magnificent Hendrickson pipe organ. To celebrate, the church will host a series of recitals beginning in February and continuing throughout the year. Performances will be from noon to 1 pm and are free and open to all. Donations collected from a freewill offering will support the instrument’s upcoming renovation.


September 18 – Sebastián Modarelli studied at the National Conservatory of Music in his native Buenos Aires, Argentina, earning his degree as salutatorian of his class. He currently serves as Music Director and Organist at the Co-Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Rochester.


October 16 – John Stender is Director Music at First Presbyterian Church in Rochester. He holds degrees in Organ and Sacred Music from Luther College and the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University.


November 20 – A. Eric Heukeshoven is a composer and multi-instrumentalist who currently serves as Director of Worship, Music & Arts at Central Lutheran in Winona.


December 18 – Scott Turkington will be familiar to all who have attended our Messiah Sing-In the past two years. He is organist and choirmaster for the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse.


A website commemorating the 30th anniversary with history of the instrument and audio from the inaugural recital in 1994 can be found at:


For more information, please contact A. Eric Heukeshoven, Director of Worship, Music, & Arts at 507-474-7144 or [email protected]


September 18
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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259 W. Wabasha
Winona, 55987
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