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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. 


Dr. David McCalla - Organist

Sunday, April 15, 2018
3:00 p.m.  – Thomson Chapel

Adults = $7.00
Kids 16 and under = FREE

Complimentary Reception to follow in Lenfest Lobby

WILSON COLLEGE, is pleased to announce that on April 15, 2018 talented organist Dr. David McCalla will perform as part of the College’s annual Van Looy Organ Series. The concert will take place at 3:00pm in Thomson Chapel, followed by a complimentary reception in Lenfest Commons. Tickets for the performance are on sale now for $7.00 per person and can be purchased by phone 717-262-2003, online at Event Brite (click here) or at the door.

Dr. David McCalla is an outstanding organist whose love for music began at the early age of nine years. He studied privately and also at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music where he earned a Master of Music degree as well as a Ph.D. in Music Education with organ as his principal study area. He studied organ with Dr. Arden Whitacre, the internationally recognized organist who was the stu- dent of the greatest Belgian organist, Flor Peeters. McCalla has also passed the hymn playing examination given by the American Guild of Organists.