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Dynamic differences: organist Ken Cowan ’99MM

Washington Blade
By Joey DiGuglielmo

Ken Cowan at First Baptist Church Sunday. Photo by Joey DiGuglielmo.

Pipe organ aficionados in Washington had the opportunity to gorge on an embarrassment of riches over the past few days. On Wednesday, iconoclast Cameron Carpenter played the Kennedy Center. Just four days later, traditionalist Ken Cowan performed at D.C.’s First Baptist Church.

The rare experience of having these two brilliant young organists here so close together was doubled by the fact that both venues in which they played just unveiled massive new organs. MORE

Published October 23, 2013
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