September 12, 2018 – Organist David Friberg will return to Bryan College to perform in concert as part of the Guest Artist Series. The concert will feature Friberg’s extraordinary organ music with some special guests throughout the evening. Dr. Sigrid Luther will accompany Friberg on the piano. The Bryan College Chorale, directed by Dr. Kimberly Keck and the Bryan College Chamber Singers, directed by Dr. David Luther, with also accompany Friberg on a few numbers.
Friberg has a long history with Bryan College. He served as the chairman of the Bryan College division of fine and performing arts, and played a significant role in the development and growth of the music department at Bryan College. Friberg hired Drs. David and Sigrid Luther, who have continued to serve Bryan’s music department since their retirement in 2014.
Friberg is the organist at Second Presbyterian Church. He is a member of the American Guild of Organists, the Chattanooga Music Club, and the MacDowell Music Club. Friberg earned his bachelor of arts and master of arts in organ performance from Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC.
- When: Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 4p.m.
- Where: Rudd Auditorium
- Cost: This event is free and open to the public
More about David Friberg:
Besides being the organist at Second Presbyterian, Mr. Friberg is also the keyboard accompanist for the UTC Master Chorale, and is a choral accompanist at UTC. He is a member of the American Guild of Organists, the Chattanooga Music Club, and the MacDowell Music Club.
He received his B.A. and M.A. in organ performance from Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC and went on to chair the organ department there. During his years in the Army, he served as organist at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. He has also served as the chairman of the Division of Fine Arts at Bryan College in Dayton, TN and as chairman of the music department at Covenant College, Lookout Mountain, GA.
He was privileged to be an artist-fellow in organ and harpsichord at the Bach Aria Summer Institute in Stonybrook, NY. One of the musical highlights of his life was participating in a Bach Organ Tour of Eastern Germany and playing some of the organs J. S. Bach had played.