Guest Organist Mark Miller performs Organ Dedication Concert at Millian United Methodist Church, Rockville, Maryland.
Millian Memorial United Methodist Church celebrated the installation of its new sanctuary organ with a concert performed by guest organist Mark Miller, noted church musician and composer. The Wesley Ringers and Elaine Dalbo joined Mark for a presentation of "Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee" arranged for handbells, piano and organ.
The custom designed Allen organ incorporates Millian's original 1964 Newcomer pipe organ with an Allen 58 Stop Three-Manual digital organ and console. The combined instrument features 14 ranks of pipes and 58 digital stops. Fred Markey and Jordan Kitts Music in College Park, Maryland representing Allen Organ Company, supervised the design and installation of the new instrument. Millian Memorial United Methodist Church is located at 13016 Parkland Drive in Rockville, MD.
Mark Miller currently serves on the faculty at both the Drew Theological School and the Institute of Sacred Music at Yale University where he teaches music and worship. He also is Director of the Gospel and Youth Choirs at the Marble Collegiate Church, in New York City. From 1999 to 2001 he was Music Associate and Assistant Organist of The Riverside Church in New York City. Mark received his Bachelor of Arts in Music from Yale University and his Master of Music in Organ Performance from Juilliard School of Music.