Presentation by Kola Olawabi
Saturday, October 16, 2020
Zion Lutheran Church
2313 Hanna Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46803
(The Organ Concerti of George Frederick Handel
Meet Kola Olawabi
Kola Owolabi is Professor of Organ at the University of Notre Dame. There he teaches the graduate organ performance majors in the sacred music program, as well as courses in hymn playing and improvisation. He previously held faculty appointments at the University of Michigan from 2014 to 2020, and at Syracuse University from 2006 to 2014. Dr. Owolabi has had an active career as a solo recitalist, including performances at St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in New York, St. James Episcopal Church in Los Angeles, The Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester, NY, St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Toronto, Cornell University, Pacific Lutheran University and The University of Notre Dame. International venues include Klosterneuburg Abbey, Austria, Église du Bouclier in Strasbourg, France and the University of the West Indies in Mona, Jamaica. He holds degrees in organ performance and choral conducting from McGill University, Montreal, Yale University and the Eastman School of Music.