Musique de Saint Louis
Organ pipes Casavant Freres Organ

The refinement of the music program has made the Church of Saint Louis a beacon, drawing those whose spirits would be nourished by the sound of glorious liturgical music. The 1998 Casavant Fr�res Organ, the Laura L'Allier and Raymond Houle memorial organ, continues to draw guest organists from around the country to perform recitals for Concert Series and Tuesday "Lunch-time" Recitals. Some of the works performed have been specially Commissioned pieces which had their debut at the Church of Saint Louis. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy this musical and spiritual experience. For concert information call (651) 224-8847.

Tuesday Organ Recitals

The recitals begin at 12:35 p.m. and last about a half-hour. They are open to the public and there is no admission charge.

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2016-2017 Season

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13 Brian Carson, Choirmaster-Organist, The Church of Saint Louis, King of France, Saint Paul, Minnesota.

20 Raymond Johnston, Canon Musician, Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

27 Katie Moss, Doctoral Candidate, Studio of Dr. Christopher Young, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.


4 Timothy Strand, Director of Music, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Saint Paul, Minnesota.

11 Hans Uwe Hielscher, Kantor, Organist and Carilloneur, Marktkirche, Wiesbaden, Germany.

18 Dr. Melanie Ohnstad, Minister of Music and the Arts and Organist, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

25 Joanne Harris Rodland, Music Minister Emerita, The West Side Presbyterian Church, Ridgewood, New Jersey.


8 David Lim, Master of Arts Organ Performance Candidate and Teaching Assistant, Organ Department, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.

15 Dr. Paul Barte, Professor of Organ and Music History, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.

29 Kathrine Handford, University Organist and Visiting Professor of Music, Conservatory of Music, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin.


6 Mark Rodriguez, Director of Liturgy and Music, Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Minnetonka, Minnesota.

13 Dr. Jacob Benda, Director of Music and Liturgy, Nativity of Mary Catholic Church, Bloomington, Minnesota.

January 2017

10 James Bobb, Assistant Professor of Music — Organ and Church Music, Conductor of the St. Olaf Cantorei, Cantor to the Student Congregation, Saint Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota.

17 Dr. David Jenkins, Liturgical Music Director, The Saint Paul Seminary, University of Saint Thomas, Saint Paul, Minnesota.

24 Dr. Dean W. Billmeyer, University Organist and Professor of Music, The University of Minnesota Twin Cities.

31 Christopher Stroh, Principal Organist, The Basilica of Saint Mary, Minneapolis, Minnesota.


7 Dr. David E.A. Saunders, Associate Organist, Christ the King Catholic Church, Toledo, Ohio.

14 James Hicks, Concert Organist, Bernardsville, New Jersey.

21 Dr. Christopher Wallace, Music Director and Organist, Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Edina, Minnesota.


7 Joseph Trucano, Assistant Producer, Pipedreams; Organist, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Shoreview, Minnesota.

14 Isaac Drewes, Organ Scholar, The Church of Saint Louis, King of France, Saint Paul, Minnesota; Studio of Dr. Catherine Rodland, Saint Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota

21 Christopher Ganza, Organist and Choirmaster, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

28 Bryan Dunnewald, Assistant Organist, the Wanamaker Grand Court Organ, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Bachelor of Music Candidate, Studio of Alan Morrison, the Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia; Organ Scholar, Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church, Philadelphia.


4 Dr. Catherine Rodland, Artist-in-Residence, Saint Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota.

25 Organ Students of Saint Olaf College.


2 Gregory Mark Peterson, Music Department Head, Associate Professor and College Organist, Luther College, Decorah, iowa.

9 Federico Andreoni, Director of Music and Organist, The Church of Saint John the Evangelist, Montreal, Canada.

16 Jessica Park, Doctoral Candidate, Studio of Dr. Dean Billmemeyer, the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus; Organist, Saint Anthony Park United Church of Christ, Saint Paul, Minnesota.

23 Gail Archer, Concert Organist, New York City; Director of the Music Program, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York City; Director of the Artist and Young Artist Organ Recitals, Central Synagogue, New York City; College Organist, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York.