Jan Worden-Lackey, organ

Friday, March 16, 2018 — 5:30pm
Music of Peek, Gant, Lloyd, Tambling, Vann, Archer, Nixon, and Worden-Lackey

Prelude on St. Patrick’s BreastplateIrish traditional, setting C. V. Stanford (1852-1924)
arr. Richard Peek (1927-2005)
Improvisations on Traditional Celtic Tunes
   The ash grove
   The blue bells of Scotland
   Loch Lomond
   Londonderry Air
   English country gardens
   All through the night
Welsh, arr. Andrew Gant (b. 1963)
Scottish, arr. Richard Lloyd (b. 1933)
Scottish, arr. Christopher Tambling (1964-2015)
Irish, arr. Stanley Vann (1910-2010)
English, arr. Malcolm Archer (b. 1952)
Welsh, arr. June Nixon (b. 1942)
St. Patrick’s Breastplate
Hymn of the Ancient Irish Church
Originally set by C. V. Stanford for chorus and organ
using two traditional Irish tunes, St Patrick and Gartan
adapted for organ by Jan Worden-Lackey (b. 1947)

Jan Worden-Lackey has been a professional church musician for more than 50 years. She graduated with a Master’s Degree in Harpsichord and Piano Performance from Southern Methodist University and was the first Harpsichord graduate student of Dr. Larry Palmer.  Her organ study was with Dr. Susan Ferré and Dr. Larry Palmer, and she holds the Choir Master Certificate from the American Guild of Organists.

Jan has played numerous harpsichord, organ and early music concerts in Dallas, Santa Fe and Albuquerque.  She has performed with the Santa Fe Symphony, Canticum Novum and the Santa Fe Desert Chorale. She is the former choir accompanist for First Presbyterian Church, Santa Fe.