July 2–6, 2017
Presented by the
RCCO, & CIOC
Pre & post-festival activities July 1st and 7th
Marnie Giesbrecht and Joachim Segger are Duo Majoya, the unique and innovative keyboard team that has circled the globe performing organ, piano and organ/piano duets in North America, Europe, South Africa and Asia. The duo performs and records a distinctive repertoire of commissioned, original and arranged works at international organ festivals and conventions, and on university and community concert series. For their individual careers and exceptional work as Duo Majoya the duo was inducted into the Edmonton Cultural Hall of Fame in June, 2014 and awarded Honorary Fellowships of the Royal Canadian College of Organists in 2015.
Marnie Giesbrecht performs as organ soloist and collaborative musician (organ, piano, harpsichord). Dr. Giesbrecht is Professor Emerita and University Organist at the University of Alberta and Adjunct Professor of Music at The King’s University in Edmonton. In 2014, she was inducted as a Fellow into the Royal Society of Canada.
Joachim Segger performs regularly as piano soloist and collaborative artist and was awarded the Alberta Centennial Medal for his outstanding work in 2005. As organist Segger is renowned as a clinician for his service playing and improvising. Dr. Segger is Professor and Chair of the Music Department at The King's University, Edmonton, Alberta.
Performing Thursday, July 6, at 5:00 PM
The Church of the Gesù