Fred Swann

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SWANN-FREDERICK-57Organ Artist-in-Residence

Frederick Swann is in his fifteenth season at St. Margaret’s.  For 25 years he was Organist and Director of Music at the famed Riverside Church in New York City, and in a similar position at the Crystal Cathedral in California for 16 years before becoming Artist-in-Residence at The First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, which houses the largest church organ in the world.  In addition to his work at St. Margaret’s he recently served six years as National President of the American Guild of Organists (20,000 members with Chapters in every state plus several foreign countries).  He is currently Artist Teacher of Organ and University Organist at the University of Redlands, and Organist Emeritus of the Crystal Cathedral and the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles.  He has performed nearly 3,000 recitals in all of the United States and 7 foreign countries, retiring from this activity in the fall of 2011.

Last updated: September 10, 2018 at 19:32 pm