The Rev. Norman Paskowski, a 1973 Hiram College graduate, returns to his alma mater on Friday, Sept. 23 to present an organ recital free to the public at 7:30 p.m. at Hayden Auditorium.
Paskowski, who has served as a minister in the Lutheran church in parishes in North Dakota and Michigan, will perform works by Maurice Greene, Friedrick Zipp, Max Reger, Marcel Dupre, Jean Langlais, J.S. Bach, Felix Mendelssohn, Jehan Alain and Cesar Franck.
After studying organ performance at Hiram, Paskowski went on to earn his master’s degree in church music at Northwestern University, studying under Karel Paukert and Richard Enright. In 1982, Paskowski received a master’s of divinity degree 1986 from Wartburg Theological Seminary, where he served as an organist.