Organ Concert - Rev. Canon Earle King
Date: Sunday, October 13th 2017
The Rev. Canon Earle King has served as Rector of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church, Grand Island, since 1987. He received a Bachelor of Music in Organ from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, and a Master of Music in Organ at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma.
The Schlicker Organ Company was founded in 1930 by Herman L. Schlicker. Schlicker apprenticed with organ firms in Germany France and Denmark before emigrating to the United States in 1920. He worked at Wurlitzer Organ before starting his own organ company.
The organ at the Buffalo Religious Arts Center was built in 1935 and is Opus #2, meaning that it was the second organ built by Schlicker Organ Company.