Diane Bish Organ Recital

December 15, 2009

Diane Bish, renowned organ virtuoso and host of The Joy of Music television series, to play solo organ recital at Stella Maris Church on Sunday, January 17, at 5:00 p.m.

Diane Bish has displayed her dazzling virtuosity and unique showmanship the world over. Critics have hailed her performances as stunning, virtuoso, fiery, and astonishing. Through numerous recordings, concerts and weekly television appearances, Diane Bish is the most visible organist in the world today. Miss Bish is best known as the host of the international television series, The Joy of Music. The program is available to over 300 million viewers weekly and features Miss Bish playing famous organs in solo and with other classical musicians in cathedrals, churches and concert halls around the world. The Joy of Music is broadcast on several cable networks such as Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), Trinity Broadcast Network (TBN), FamilyNet and VisionTV in Canada.

“Her playing is virtuosic and solidly musical… she blasted the crowd out of its pews in a whooping standing ovation.” (The Boston Globe) Known for her ability to rouse audiences like no other organist can, Miss Bish’s performances have received rave reviews in the United States and abroad. She is an internationally acclaimed musician with many honors including the National Citation from The National Federation of Music Clubs of America (1989). Miss Bish was the first organist to receive this award and shares this rare distinction with such legends as Leonard Bernstein, Eugene Ormandy, Van Cliburn, Robert Shaw, Irving Berlin, and Fred Waring.

Miss Bish will literally “pull out all the stops” with a concert of thrilling organ favorites, traditional classics, and some of her own hymn arrangements for a concert at Stella Maris Church. Miss Bish has made a name for herself by packing concert halls, churches and cathedrals for her organ recitals that are fun and interesting for audiences of all musical tastes and ages.

Diane Bish

For additional information, please contact the concert presenter, Ward Theatre Foundation, at 876-922-3213 or 876-922-0453. Stella Maris Church is located at 62 Shortwood Road in Kingtson. Miss Bish is available for radio, television and newspaper interviews by calling Janet Jarriel at 478-742-1162 or emailing to janet@jejartists.com

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