Organ & Trumpet Benefit Concert
International trumpeter, Ralph T Dudgeon joins, concert organist, Ken Herman for an evening of celebratory music that features, the organ at 1st Congregational Church of Oakland, considered one of the finest organs west of the Mississippi. This is concert benefits Gamaliel of CA, a community-organizing coalition of groups from around the state working for justice for the disabled, in transit, juvenile incarceration and housing. It will also benefit 1st Congregational Church of Oakland, a community center for many non-profits and hub of Spirit-led justice making in the East Bay.
Ralph T. Dudgeon
Ralph Dudgeon is an internationally known trumpet soloist specializing in Baroque and contemporary music. As Professor of Music at the State University of New York, Cortland, he conducted the university orchestra and taught trumpet and music history. In addition to his acclaim as a trumpet soloist, he is one of the few international authorities and performers on the keyed bugle, a 19th-century brass instrument.
Ken Herman received his degree in church music from St. Olaf College and has spent his career in church music. He is the Director of Music and Organist Laureate of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego, where he developed an extensive music program and concert series. He has taught music history at San Diego State University and written music criticism for the Los Angeles Times.
First Congregational Church of Oakland (View)
2501 Harrison St (at 27th)
Oakland, CA 94612
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