Van Looy Organ Series

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The Van Looy Series is named in honor of Ellen Van Looy Reed ’53. Ellen’s mother, Priscilla Van Looy, donated the total cost for the rebuilding of the console and relays of the Moller organ. 


Michael Britt & George Bareford

Sunday, March 30, 2014
3 p.m. Thomson Hall, Alumnae Chapel


Join Wilson College as they bring talented Organist Michael Britt to the stage of Thomson Chapel to perform on Wilson's historic Moller Organ! Joining Michael this March will be soloist George Bareford.

Michael, a Baltimore native, began piano studies with Gwendolyn Logston. At age 12, Michael enetered the Peabody Preparatory School where he studied piano with Joyze Sutherland, James Warthen and organ with Gretchen Benchoff.

As well as being a frequent recitalist of classical organ literature, Michael is a performer of theatre organ music and is in demand throughout the county as a silent film accompanist, performing for chapters of the American Theatre Organ Society and most recently, for the Region III-American Guild of Organists Convention in Baltimore.



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The concerts and receptions are underwritten by Ellen Van Looy Reed ’53.

Concerts will be held in Thomson Hall’s Alumnae Chapel at Wilson College.