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Southern Oregon University

Margaret R. Evans, DMA (1981)
Professor of Music, University Organist

Phone: (541) 552-6540
Office: MU 223
E-Mail: mevans@sou.edu

Education:

BA, 1971, Chatham College
MM, 1974, University of Michigan
DMA, 1978, Eastman School of Music
Performer's Certificate in Organ from Eastman

Professional Memberships:

American Guild of Organists, the Association of Anglican Musicians, the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers, and the American Choral Directors Association

Dr. Evans has played many recitals throughout the United States including recitals for northwest and southwest regional conventions of the American Guild of Organists and the Ninth International Summer Organ Festival in Balboa Park, San Diego. Her workshop presentation topics have included the organ music of Buxtehude, music for manuals, new organ music, conducting from the console, and choral literature.

She is the author of Sacred Cantatas, an annotated bibliography of choral works as well as author of various articles and reviews in The American Organist and The Diapason. In 2000 she presented three different all-Bach recitals on three organs in the Rogue Valley to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Bach's death.

In addition to her position at SOU, she is Music Director at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Medford where she conducts two choirs and plays three services every week and manages a concert series.