ARCA Presents The Superb – David Wickerham in Concert at Lincoln Hall

David Wickerham
David Wickerham

On Sunday April 28th Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts is pleased to present the acclaimed David Wickerham in concert on the Lincoln Hall Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ. The Concert begins at 2:00 PM and closes the Foxburg Maplefest. ARCA encourages runners, race enthusiasts, and firemen to linger after the Maplefest Run/Walk and come to the concert. It is a great opportunity to hear one of the world’s best theatre organists on Foxburg’s vintage Wurlitzer.
Wickerham began playing the electronic organ at the age of four and had his first pipe organ experience at age 10. His musical education started at age 7. He attended the University of Arizona in Tucson on a full scholarship, pursuing classical organ studies for six years with Dr. Roy Johnson and Roseamond Crowley.
In 1984, Dave become Staff Organist at Pipes and Pizza in Lansing, Illinois. He concertized frequently, as well as ministering musically and serving at various churches.
August of 1990 found the Wickerham family – Dave, his wife and two young children – moving to Wisconsin, where he was a featured Staff Organists at the Piper Music Palace in Greenfield, a position he held for 10 years.
In 2000, Dave ushered in the new millennium with a limited special engagement, as a featured organist at “Roxy’s Pipe Organ Pizzeria”, at the expanded FIESTA Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Wickerham’s returned back home to Wisconsin in August of 2001…  For the next three years, Dave resumed his position at the Piper Music Palace and was also the Principal Organist at Williams Bay Lutheran Church in Lake Geneva, WI.  In April of 1999, he was a feature artist in Melbourne, Australia.  He returned “Down Under” for a six-week concert tour in Australia and New Zealand during the summer of 2003 and then again a similar tour in November of 2012.
Dave also enjoys recording. Two new recording projects will soon be released.
Dave and his family are currently living in Upper Michigan where he is the Co-Manager and Organist in Residence at Crystal Theatre in Crystal Falls. Additionally, his wife Rhonda – at his side – works as Co-Manager of this beautiful and historic venue.
ARCA is happy he has taken the time out of a busy and demanding schedule to visit and play in Foxburg. Tickets are adults $15, members $10 and students $5. Call for tickets at 412-867-1816. Visit www.AlleghenyRiverstone.org for more information about ARCA.

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