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Donna Parker is an internationally recognized Concert Organist. She plays live performances, maintaining an active concert schedule. She has made recordings with Jonas Nordwall and Tom Hazelton as Trio Con Brio in addition to two solo albums.
Having played and studied organs from the age of seven,
Donna began her classical instruction at age thirteen with Richard Purvis, then Organist and
Choirmaster of San Francisco's Grace Cathedral. She made her first recording at fifteen, was appointed the first Official Organist
for the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball organization and performed concerts for a major
electronic organ manufacturer. She was the featured organist at the Paramount Music Palace
in Indianapolis, Indiana for several years and was Staff Organist in Vancouver,
Uncle Milt's Pipe Organ Pizza until it closed in 1999.|
At the present time she provides professional keyboard teaching services in the Portland, Oregon area. She is a Consultant to the Allen Organ Company developing music education programs, is Organist at the First Baptist Church and Piedmont Presbyterian and Associate Staff Organist at First United Methodist Church in Portland.
Donna has been a member of the American Theatre Organ Society Board of Directors.|
This bio was prepared with the help of Robert Rusczyk and Donna Parker.
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