Reformations and the Organ, 1517–2017

Murdy Family Organ Unfinished

To celebrate the installation of a magnificent new organ by Paul Fritts, Sacred Music at Notre Dame and the Westfield Center for Historical Keyboard Studies will host a conference:

Reformations and the Organ, 1517–2017

September 10–13, 2017

University of Notre Dame

Register Here

We are honored to have a keynote address by Kerala Snyder. Other papers will be presented by Paul Fritts and Robert Bates and recitals on both Fritts organs at Notre Dame. Cristophe Mantoux, Kimberly Marshall, and Craig Cramer will perform on the new Murdy Family Organ in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Annette Richards, David Yearsley, Robert Bates, Matthew Dirst, Paul Walker and Stephen Lancaster (organ/voice), Kevin Vaughn, Nicole Simental, and Annie Laver will give recitals on the Fritts organ and the Italian organ in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center's Reyes Organ and Choral Hall. Speakers at the conference will include Paul Thornock, Kevin Vogt, Lynn Edwards Butler, Christopher Marks, Edmond Johnson, Alexis VanZalen, Jeffrey Cooper, and Chris Bragg,


is not included in your conference fee.
The Reformations and the Organ Conference has reserved a block of rooms at the Morris Inn.  
Other hotels in the area: 
Fairfield Inn & Suites South Bend at Notre Dame   -  0.7 miles from University of Notre Dame
Ivy Court Inn & Suites  -  0.9 miles from University of Notre Dame
Inn at Saint Mary's Hotel & Suites  -  0.8 miles from University of Notre Dame
Hilton Garden Inn South Bend  -  0.9 miles from University of Notre Dame

Meals include with your conference fee are 6 coffee breaks, 2 lunches and a banquet.
In addition to the many restaurants on campus, more dining options within walking distance can be found here.

Conference Schedule  -  subject to change

We invite you to learn more about the new Murdy Family Organ and its installation in Notre Dame's Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Best regards, and we hope to see you in September 2017,

Craig Cramer
Professor of Organ
University of Notre Dame