IOWA FALLS — James Hammann will present an organ concert as the third offering in the Centenary Series of Concerts at St. Matthew’s By-the-Bridge Episcopal Church in Iowa Falls at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18.
The church is located in downtown Iowa Falls, next to the U.S. Highway 65 bridge that crosses the Iowa River.
Hammann will play organ works by Gerald Near, Alfred Hollins, Percy Fletcher, Johann Sebastian Bach, and Louis Vierne. He will be joined by flutist Aaron McClellan for a performance of Georg Friderich Handel’s Flute Sonata in G Major.
A reception will be held in the undercroft of the church after the program.
Hammann serves St. Matthew’s By-the-Bridge as the organist/music director.
He holds degrees in organ and church music from Ohio Wesleyan University and The University of Michigan.
Prior to his retirement and move to Iowa Falls in the spring of 2011, he was on the faculty of The University of New Orleans, where he taught organ, harpsichord, music history, and music theory. He helped chair the department in his final two years at the university.
He has played recitals throughout the United States.
This concert is free and the public is encouraged to attend.