Beginning Improvisation

Saturday, Sep 11, 2021 at 12:00 PM

St. Paul’s Cathedral
2728 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103 

Please join us for a workshop on how to improve your improvisation skills at the console! Presenting will be our very own Gabriel Arregui, Sub-Organist and Assistant Choirmaster at St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral.

After the workshop, please join us for some social time at The Corner Drafthouse, a local gastropub with over 70 beers on tap and plenty of local fare to choose from! Just a short 4 minute walk away from the Cathedral.
This is a free event, all are welcome. Bring a friend! 
 
ABOUT THE ARTIST: Gabriel Arregui holds degrees from the University of Southern California (Collaborative Piano) and Loma Linda University (Organ Performance). His professors have included Gwendolyn Koldofsky, Brooks Smith, and Jean Barr (Collaborative and Solo Piano), Anita Norskov Olson (Solo Piano), Malcolm Hamilton (Harpsichord), and Donald J. Vaughn and Thomas Harmon (Organ). While at USC, he won the Hans Schiff Memorial Scholarship for excellence in chamber music, as well as the award for outstanding graduate from the Accompanying Department.  Mr. Arregui has appeared in recital with sopranos Julianne Baird and Rosa Lamoreaux, has taught 18th-century counterpoint at La Sierra University, and has performed for Queen Elizabeth II. He currently serves as an organist and choirmaster at St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral in San Diego, where the magnificent organ provides him many opportunities to practice his latest passion: improvisation.