Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival Hartford A national competition for young organists

2013 / 2014 Competitions

ASOF 2014 Competition Results

High School Division

FIRST PLACE

Clara Gerdes of Davidson, North Carolina

SECOND PLACE

Alexander Pattavina of Stoughton, Massachusetts

THIRD PLACE

Richard Gress of Newmarket, New Hampshire

Young Professional Division

FIRST PLACE

Nicholas Quardokus of Bridgeman, Michigan

SECOND PLACE

Brian Glikes of Rochester, New York

THIRD PLACE

Evan Cogswell of Glastonbury, Connecticut

David Spicer Hymn Playing Award

Nicholas Quardokus

In 2013 pre-competition photo, from left:


ASOF cofounder/director
David Spicer, HS 2nd Place Finalist Anna Pan, HS 3rd Place Finalist Alexander Pattavina, HS 1st Place Finalist Bryan Dunnewald, judge David Hurd, judge Diane Meredith Belcher, judge Cherry Rhodes, C/YP 2nd place Finalist Derek Remes, C/YP 3rd Place Finalist  Patrick Kreeger, C/YP First Place Finalist  Alcée Chriss III, and ASOF Executive Director Linda Henderson.


2014 post-competition photo, from left:


ASOF cofounder/director
David Spicer, judge Ken Cowan, ASOF Executive Director Linda Henderson, C/YP 1st Place Finalist Nicholas Quardokus, judge Diane Meredith Belcher, HS 2nd Place Finalist Alexander Pattavina, HS 1st Place Finalist Clara Gerdes, judge Charles Callahan,  C/YP 3rd Place Finalist Evan Cogswell, Kneeling - HS 3rd Place Finalist  Richard Gress, C/YP 2nd Place Finalist Brian Glikes.

2014 winners: Clara Gerdes and Nicholas Quardokus at FCC, Wethersfield