Online Recital: Robert W Knupp – organ

Thursday 11th July, 2024, at 1:15 pm

Online Donation

The Programme

Robert W Knupp – organ

Recorded live at St Bride’s on Friday 28th June.

David Mahloch

Fantasia and Fugue in D Minor

Warren Ertle

Yellowhammer Rag

Joshua Nichols

Furious Force

Iain Farrington

‘Lay my burden down’
1. When I lay my burden down
2. Sometimes I feel like a motherless child
3. Amazing Grace
4. Steal Away
5. Every time I feel the spirit


The Artists

Robert Knupp is a Professor in the music department at Mississippi College in Clinton. His area of primary teaching is applied organ and organ area classes, along with music theory. He is also the organist of Galloway United Methodist Church in Jackson.

As a teacher, Dr. Knupp’s students have won state competitions of the AGO and MTNA, been awarded full teaching assistantships at major universities, and fellowships to national organist conventions, and been successful in obtaining full time church employment. The studio also takes an annual tour to locations including New York, San Francisco, Dallas, Minneapolis, Chicago, Houston, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, Nashville and Washington DC.

An active performer, he has performed in twenty-nine states and in Europe. Significant performance venues include the Washington National Cathedral, St Thomas Church and St Mary’s in New York City, St Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco, King’s Chapel in Boston, The Old Church concert hall in Portland Oregon, Church of the Ascension in Seattle, Trinity Lutheran Church in Lancaster PA, National City Christian Church in Washington DC, and St Peter’s Cathedral in Jackson, MS. In 2015, Knupp embarked on a five week historic organ tour of central Germany with concerts on Silbermann Organs in Forchheim and Frieburg, and on the Max Reger Organ in Bad Salzungen.

Knupp is a native of Johnstown, PA, and holds degrees from the University of Alabama (DMA), East Carolina University (MM), and Susquehanna University (BM) Primary mentors include the late Warren Hutton, Dr Janette Fishell and Dr Susan Hegberg.

congregation sitting for service


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