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Statesville native and Indiana University doctoral candidate Patrick Pope, organist, performs baroque to modern day music including works by Rheinberger, Persichetti, Telemann, Bruhns, and Bach. He is assisted by Laurel Talley, violin and Mark Dulin, trumpet.

Please join us in the Abbey Basilica on Monday, October 15, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. for an evening of great music that will lift your spirits and nourish your soul.

And remember:  All Arts at the Abbey events are free. Donations are gladly accepted.

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Patrick Pope is the Organist and Director of Music at The Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter in Charlotte, NC. He is a candidate for the Doctor of Music degree in Organ Performance and Literature at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, from which he also earned his Master’s degree. Mr. Pope was Assistant Organist and Choirmaster at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Charlotte from 2006-2008. He also worked with the Choir School at St. Peter’s. Concert engagements have taken him to Princeton University Chapel; the Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta, GA; the Piccolo Spoleto Festival, Charleston, SC; and Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, New York City.

Laurel Talley is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Oberlin, Ohio. She received a Bachelor of Music degree in violin performance and music education, and a Master of Music teaching. Currently in Charlotte, Laurel is the Suzuki coordinator and lead violin instructor for Community School of the Arts, elementary music teacher for The Fletcher School, and a teaching artist for the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra.

Mark Dulin is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Music, the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music, and SUNY-Stony Brook. He is currently an adjunct professor of trumpet at Winthrop University. Dulin is a Vincent Bach Performing Artist.