Adam Detzner, organist
Tuesday, July 2 | 2pm Hancock Fellows Organ Concert
Adam Detzner is an organist and church musician based in the Washington, DC area. He currently serves as Director of Music at Christ Episcopal Church in Columbia, MD. Adam studied at the Eastman School of Music (M.M. in Organ Performance and Literature) and Stanford University (B.A. in Music, concentration in organ and harpsichord). His primary organ teachers were David Higgs, Robert Huw Morgan, and Christian Lane – he studied harpsichord with Elaine Thornburgh. Adam was the first recipient of the Association of Anglican Musicians Internship, serving as Organ Scholar at Trinity Church, Copley Square (2014-2015), where he worked with Director of Music Richard Webster and Associate Director of Music Colin Lynch. He has performed recitals at venues including Central Synagogue (NYC), St. Mark’s, Berkeley (CA), and the Basilica of the National Shrine (DC). He performed as a Rising Star at the 2012 National Convention of the American Guild of Organists (Nashville) and was a featured performer at the 2014 National Convention of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians (St. Louis). Recent performance highlights include accompanying the Goucher College choirs in the organ version of Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms. In the fall of 2017, Adam was selected to compete in the International Gottfried Silbermann Organ Competition in Freiberg, Germany. He is a member of the Association of Anglican Musicians and the American Guild of Organists. In his spare time, Adam enjoys cooking, reading, and solving crossword puzzles.