An evening featuring the majestic sounds of the organ played by Philadelphia organist, Colin Howland.
Colin Howland’s formative musical years were spent as a student and assistant to Keith Chapman, who presided over the largest playing musical instrument in the world, the Wanamaker Grand Court Organ in Philadelphia.
Colin is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and Baylor University. He also holds the Certificate in Christian Studies from Westminster Theological Seminary.
Colin currently serves as Director of Music and Organist at Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia.
From 1998-2015, Colin served as Director of Music and organist at Park Cities Presbyterian Church in Dallas.
Prior to that, he was the organist at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He has been active as an organ recitalist for 35 years, playing concerts throughout the United States, and as far away as England and China.
Orchestral performances have included collaborations with the Irving Symphony, the Richardson Symphony, the Plano Symphony, and the Florida Pops Orchestra.
Colin is also a founding member of the Philadelphia Organ Quartet, a unique ensemble which arranges and performs music for four organs and organists!