Jacob Temple (M.M. Performance, 2016) Currently the Director of Music Ministries at St. Margaret of Scotland Church in Greentree, Mr. Temple presents a solo organ recital entirely from memory in partial fulfillment of his Masters Degree in Organ Performance from Duquesne University, studying under Dr. Ann Labounsky.
When I was applying to schools the summer before Senior year, I thought I knew exactly where I was going to go. The previous summer I had attended the Canon Music Camp at Appalachian State University and studied with organ teacher Joby Bell. I auditioned at 3 schools, was accepted to 4 schools, and ultimately decided to go to Duquesne because of the welcoming and friendly nature of the students, graduate assistant, and of course Dr. Labounsky.
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