St. Thomas Organists Can be Heard on Nationally Syndicated 'Pipedreams' Program Easter Morning

University of St. Thomas organists James Callahan and David Jenkins will be heard on the nationally syndicated “Pipedreams” public radio program on Easter Sunday morning, April 20.

Callahan is a composer and professor of music emeritus who retired in 2006 after 38 years on the St. Thomas faculty. Jenkins is liturgical music director at the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity and teaches organ for the university’s Music Department.

Both will be playing the Gabriel Kney pipe organ in the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas. Callahan will perform his own composition, “Prelude to the Introit for Easter Sunday,” and Jenkins will perform a piece by St. Paul composer Richard Voorhaar.

“Pipedreams” is syndicated by American Public Radio and airs locally on Classical Minnesota Public Radio KSJN 99.5 from 6 to 8 a.m. Sunday mornings. Jenkins and Callahan will be heard toward the end of the second hour of the program; details on the program and how it can be heard on the radio or online can be found on the program’s website.