~ By Andreas Werz

Organist Ken Cowan will perform at Fresno State at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, in the Concert Hall as part of the Philip Lorenz Memorial Keyboard Concert Series. Cowan will perform works by Mozart, Handel, Back, Mendelssohn, Schildt, Scheidt and Laurin.

A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, Canadian-born Cowan has emerged as one of North America’s finest concert organists. Praised for his dazzling artistry, impeccable technique, and imaginative programming by audiences and critics alike, he enjoys a thriving performing career in Europe, Asia and the United States.

This concert is also presented by the San Joaquin Valley Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Tickets are $25 for the general public, $18 for seniors and $5 for students. Free parking is available in Lot P1 (Shaw and Maple avenues). INFO and tickets: 559.278.2337.