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Livestream an off-campus student recital featuring Nicholas Renkosik ’21 Saturday


William Dowell

May 04, 2021

Nicholas Renkosik ’21 will perform his student recital May 8.Nicholas Renkosik ’21 will perform his senior recital “Cinq Apparitions” at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 8. This recital will be performed at the Church of Gesu in Milwaukee. External patrons are welcome to join us from home through our livestream.

Nicholas will perform organ repertoire by Johann Sebastian Bach and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. He will also perform “Premier livre d’orgue: Suite du deuxième ton by Louis-Nicolas Clérambault” and “Apparition de l’église éternelle” by Olivier Messiaen. Rounding out the recital are the final two movements of “Troisième symphonie pour grand orgue“ by Louise Vierne. 

Based out of the Chicagoland area, Nicholas Renkosik ’21 is a nationally-acclaimed young organist who has performed at venues such as Sanfilippo’s Place De La Musique in Barrington Hills, Ill.; the Oriental and Riverside Theatres in Milwaukee, Wis.; the Coronado Theatre in Rockford, Ill.; Allen Organs of Chicago in Bolingbrook, Ill.; the Rialto Theatre in Joliet, Ill.; the Tampa Theatre in Tampa, Fla.; the Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Mo.; Carma (Carmex) Laboratories in Franklin, Wis.; and the Nethercutt Collection in Sylmar, Calif. Nick also competed in the 2017 American Theatre Organ Society’s Young Organist’s Competition in Tampa, Fla. and was placed as a runner-up. When he is not performing in a solo setting, Nick is an organist/accompanist on staff at several churches in northern Illinois. He has also appeared as a guest organist at the Oriental Theatre in Milwaukee, Wis. for the annual Milwaukee Film Festival. Nick is currently studying performance at Carthage, pursuing a major in classical organ performance and a minor in classical piano performance. He is a student in the studios of Christopher Berry, adjunct faculty (organ), and Professor Wael Farouk (piano).

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