Matthew Phelps to compete in national organ competition and record premiere
By: Sean Mcmahon Xavier University’s Matthew Phelps, director of Concert Choir, is a finalist in the Rodgers National Classical Organ Performance Competition. He will compete against two students from The Julliard School on Oct. 4. The competition coincides with the broadcasting of Phelps’ recording of Dan Locklair’s “Trumpet of Light” on Pipedreams, a program featured on NPR. Xavier Newswire sat down with Phelps before this momentous occasion. Xavier Newswire (XN): What brought you back to Cincinnati? Matthew Phelps (MP): Some days I don’t know. I’ve always wanted to do a doctorate, and Cincinnati Conservatory of Music (CCM) offered me the … Continue reading Matthew Phelps to compete in national organ competition and record premiere
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