Jim Renfer is a Senior at the University of Michigan, majoring in Organ Performance, where he studies primarily with Professor Kola Owolabi. In addition to organ, he also studies voice with Professor Stanford Olsen. Previously, Jim has served as Director of Music and Organist at Old St. Patrick Catholic Church in Ann Arbor, and as Organist and Choir Director at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Detroit.
Jim performs regularly both in student and independent recitals, including as a featured performer in the Marathon Organ Recital at the Catholic Cathedral of the most Blessed Sacrament in Detroit. His awards include winner of the American Guild of Organists’ national AGO Student Commissioning Project, and a second place finish at an AGO/Quimby Regional Competition for Young Organists. Jim has also been a featured soloist in the U of M chamber choir, as well as in churches and colleges around Michigan and Ohio. In his free time, Jim enjoys playing softball and golf.
This concert is in preparation for Jim’s degree recital at the University of Michigan (Hill Auditorium) in March. Date/Time TBD.
The Concert will begin after the First Friday Mass at 7:45 p.m. There is no admission charge! All are welcome!