Summer Concert Series at First United Methodist Church of Kalamazoo: Bernie Foulk and Jacqueline Stilger
Organist Bernie Foulk with Jacqueline Stilger featuring the Letourneau organ of First United Methodist Church of Kalamazoo
Bernie Foulk joined the staff of First United Methodist Church in 2007 as organist. He holds a bachelor’s degree in trumpet performance as well as master’s degrees in library science and organ performance.
Jacqueline Stilger has been the Minister of Music at First United Methodist Church since 2009. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in organ performance from the University of Louisville, where she studied with Melvin Dickenson, and a Master of Music degree in Organ and Church Music from Indiana University, studying with Dr. Marilyn Keiser.
The Letourneau Organ: The concert will feature the three manuel, 54 rank Letourneau pipe organ, Opus 52, installed in the church in 2000. The music will span the centuries with pieces from the renaissance period through contemporary.
Attendees are asked to enter the church through our parking lot entrance, located on Academy St. Please sign in as you enter the church and we ask all attendees to remain masked to ensure hospitality and protection for all vulnerable populations. Freewill offerings will be gratefully accepted, but admission for all summer concert series events is free.