John Ferguson and Hymn Festival
March 3, 2013
Samford University presents a special Hymn Festival with John Ferguson, renownes organist, at Dawson Memorial Baptist Church. John Ferguson recently retired from St. Olaf College where he served as the Eliot and Klara Stockdahl Johnson Professor of Organ and Church Music and Cantor to the Student Congregation.
Ferguson is one of America's most respected church musicians and teachers. He has been invited as a visiting professor by the faculties of the Univeristy of Notre Dame and the Yale Institute of Sacred Music. He is respected as a fine teacher and performer, and his work as an improviser and leader of congregational song has received national acclaim. Ferguson is the author of three books and numerous articles, and has a large number of published organ and choral compositions.