Trinity Organ Series presents outstanding artists in recital at Trinity College Chapel. Our exceptional pipe organ, built by the Austin Organ Company of Hartford, contains over four-thousand pipes that range in size from pencils to large trees. Each pipe has its own unique sound, combining to a thrilling sonic experience.

Presented by Trinity College Chapel and Department of Music. All performances are free and open to the public. More information on parking and accessibility is available here.

Twilight Tuesdays

Full length evening recitals performed by renowned concert organists.

photo by Deyan Parouchev

Olivier Latry
Tuesday, November 7, 2023
7:30 p.m.

Titular Organist of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame and professor of organ at the Paris Conservatory

“[Latry] certainly played like one of the world’s greatest organists, with disciplined vigor tempered with tenderness, as well as prodigious virtuosity.”—The Kansas City Star

“No organist comes with more impressive credentials than Olivier Latry.”—The Boston Globe

Presented with the Greater Hartford American Guild of Organists as The Annual Marjorie Jolidon Memorial Recital.

photo by Monica Jorge

Christopher Houlihan
Tuesday, March 19, 2024
7:30 p.m.

Trinity College Organist, Director of Chapel Music, and Artist-in-Residence
The Annual Clarence Watters Memorial Recital

“As for Houlihan himself, he just keeps getting better.”—The American Organist, 2023

“Houlihan’s organ mastery and thoughtful musicianship deserve serious consideration” –
Gramophone, 2023

“Christopher is a local hero here in the Hartford area.”–WWUH



Lunchtime Thursdays

Enjoy 30-minute recitals on the first Thursday of the month (during the semester). A complimentary light lunch is offered during the carillon performances.

12:10—12:40 p.m. Carillon Recital by Ellen Dickinson, Trinity College Carillonist
12:45—1:15 p.m. Organ recital by various artists

Christopher Houlihan
Thursday, September 7, 2023

Trinity College Organist Christopher Houlihan ’09 is internationally known as a “passionate and intelligently virtuoso musician” (Gramophone) hailed for “glowing, miraculously life-affirming performances.” (Los Angeles Times).

Eddie Zheng
Thursday, October 5, 2023

Eddie Zheng is a “rising star” (American Guild of Organists) in the world of concert organ music. Currently an Artist Diploma student at the Juilliard School, he won first-prize in the 2018 ASOFH (High School) at Trinity College. Eddie has performed regularly in Beijing in performances at National Centre for the Performing Arts, Wangfujing Church, Beijing Concert Hall, and Beijing Golden Sail Concert Hall.

Madison Thompson ’25
Chris Yi ’26
Thursday, November 2, 2023

This month’s recital features performances from two outstanding Trinity College organ students. Chris Yi ’26 is a sophomore, pursuing a double major in music and computer science. He is a graduate of Kent School (CT) where he studied organ and trumpet. Madison Thompson ’25 is a junior, pursuing a double major in music and French. She is an assistant organist at Trinity College Chapel and organ scholar at St. Patrick—St. Anthony Church, Hartford.

Graham Schultz
Thursday, February 1, 2024

Graham Schutlz’s performances have been heard on BBC Radio 3’s Choral Evensong, American Public Media’s Pipedreams, and national broadcasts of With Heart and Voice, and he has been a featured performer at conventions of the American Guild of Organists, Organ Historical Society, and Association of Anglican Musicians. Mr. Schultz is Organist and Choirmaster at St. Stephen’s Church, Providence.

Zachary Schurman ’22
Thursday, March 7, 2024

Currently a master’s student at The Juilliard School, Zachary Schurman recently graduated from Trinity College with a major in music and three minors in Hebrew, Greek, and Religious Studies. At Trinity, Zac was awarded the John Rose Organ Scholarship, the Helen Loveland Morris Prize in Music, and was named the 2022 Presidential Fellow in Music.

Clara Gerdes
Thursday, April 4, 2024

Clara Gerdes is a graduate of the Yale Institute of Sacred Music and the Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia. She has received first prize in numerous organ competitions, including the 2014 ASOFH, and was the first recipient of the Pogorzelski-Yankee scholarship from the American Guild of Organists. Clara has performed at conventions of the American Guild of Organists, at Spoleto Festival USA, Oregon Bach Festival, Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, and the Uncommon Music Festival in Sitka, Alaska.