August 5th, 2018 was a beautiful evening of music as Jesse Ratcliffe of Saint James’ Warrenton and Robert Swift of Warrenton United Methodist Church shared their gifts and talents!
Scroll down to learn more about Jesse and Bob and the pieces they performed.
Mr. Swift is the organist at Warrenton UMC, a graduate of Shenandoah Conservatory, and has continued his education at the Catholic University of Washington DC, and the Academy of Music in Vienna, Austria. As an active recitalist, Bob has performed numerous organist, harpsichord, piano and solo vocal recitals across VA and the DC areas.
Jesse serves as the director of music and organist at Saint James’ Episcopal Church and is also a graduate of Shenandoah Conservatory; he holds degrees from Concord Univsersity (Athens, WV) and the North American Carillon School. In addition to his work as an organist and choral director, Jesse maintains a vigorous carillon performance schedule.
Featured works include…
- Cortége et Litanie—Dupré
- Organ Fantasie in F Minor K.V. #594—W. A. Mozart
- Double Clavier Concerto in C minor— J. S. Bach
- Piano & Organ Hymn Settings by Mark Hayes
- Festive Hymn Accompaniments