Heinz Chapel will host a Memorial and Tribute Concert for Robert Sutherland Lord, Professor of Music Emeritus and Emeritus University Organist. The concert will feature performances by three of Lord's protégés: Steven Anisko, Robert Blevins and Douglas Himes. The program will focus on music of the Ste.-Clotilde Tradition, including works by Franck, Tournemire, Langlais, and Lord.
Robert Sutherland Lord died on July 24, 2014. Dr. Lord taught both organ and music history at Pitt for 37 years before retiring in 1999. You can read more about Lord's legacy, including a tribute from former Department of Music Chair David Brodbeck published on the occasion of his retirement, here.