ACU Strathfield Choir rehearsals
Monday 5.30pm - 7.00pm
Venue: Murray Hall 613.G.01
Kurt Ison is amongst a small handful of professional organists in Australia. He was educated to post-graduate level at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and had some later lessons in Europe.
Kurt has given solo organ recitals in prestigious venues around the world including: Notre Dame Cathedral Paris and St Paul’s Cathedral London. He is also featured on YouTube playing JS Bach's monumental Toccata and Fugue in D Minor at the Sydney Town Hall to an online audience in excess of 9 million people.
Kurt has had considerable experience in conducting a variety of choirs throughout his career and is also a published composer of choral works for girls’ voices.
Stacey Xiaoyu Yang is a doctoral candidate (majoring in organ performance and literature) in the studio of Professor David Higgs at the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY. Stacey received a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Science and a Master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Sydney. She taught piano at MLC School Burwood for 8 years and worked as a chapel organist at SCEGGS Darlinghurst for 4 years. She holds a MMus and LTCL in organ performance, a LMusA in piano performance and has performed extensively both in Australia and overseas including the Sydney Opera House, St James', King St, Christ Church St Laurence, Our Lady's Basilica at Tongeren in Belgium, Marktkirche, Wiesbaden in Germany, Hong Kong Cultural Centre and Cathedrals in Sydney, Melbourne, Newcastle, Antwerp, and Madrid.