Date & Time: Saturday October 27, 2018 at 4 p.m.
Venue: Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $20 General, $15 Seniors/Students
Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739) Psalm XIX (Psalm 19)
José António Carlos de Seixas (1704-1742) Sonata No. 6 in C major
Samuel Wesley (1766-1837) Gavotte
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 65 (2nd movement- Adagio)
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Prelude and Fugue in C Major, BWV 553
(From Eight Little Preludes and Fugues)
Johann Sebastian Bach / Charles Gounod (1818-1893), Ave Maria
arranged by Joachim Essig (b. 1958)
Gordon Young (1919-1998) Prelude In A Classic Style
Arranged by William Farley Smith (1941-1997) Bye and Bye
Arranged Dr. Uzee Brown, Jr. (b. 1950) Were You There?
Arranged by Othello Jefferson (b. 1972) I Want Jesus To Walk With Me
David German (b. 1954) Festive Trumpet Tune
About the Artist
Othello Jefferson is a native of San Francisco. He received his Bachelor of Music Degree in Voice from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and a Single Subject Music Credential from San Francisco State University. As Choir Director at his alma mater, Lowell High School, he worked with Michael Morgan (Oakland Symphony), The King’s Singers, and Chanticleer and won performance awards in the International Children’s Culture and Art Festival in Shenzhen, China.
Othello is the recipient of a Gospel Music Award from San Francisco’s Academy of Gospel and a Negro Spirituals Heritage Keepers Award from the Friends Of Negro Spirituals in Oakland. He also recently completed the first level of the American Guild Of Organist’s examinations for professional certification (Service Playing Certificate). His organ teacher is Jerome Lenk, Director of Music and Organist for Mission Dolores Basilica in San Francisco.
Othello is the Choir Director at Sequoia High School and Organist/ Accompanist for Ragazzi Boys Chorus (both in Redwood City). He is also Minister Of Music at First African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (San Francisco).