Improvisations At St. Ignatius
Format: COMPACT DISC
Kalle Toivio, the 2018 First Prize Winner in the American Guild of Organists' National Competition in Organ Improvisation, performs standard literature and improvisations upon the Mander organ at Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in New York City. Dr. Kalle Toivio is a Finnish-American virtuoso concert organist and pianist living in New York City. Organist and Director of Music at the Church of Notre Dame in New York City, Dr. Kalle Toivio previously served as the organist of Christ Church Bay Ridge (Episcopal) for five years and served concurrently as the Cantor-Organist of the New York Finnish Lutheran Congregation. He founded and was the leader of the Christ Church Schola Cantorum. Dr. Toivio is on the organ faculty of Manhattan School of Music Precollege as well as on the piano faculty of the Stamford Music Arts Academy.