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2024

27 January 2024, 4 PM

Organ Recital
Legion of Honor Museum
San Francisco

2 March 2024, 4 PM

Organ Recital
Legion of Honor Museum
San Francisco

8 March 2024, 7:30 PM

Organ Recital and Masterclass
Cal Lutheran University
Thousand Oaks, California

11-15 March 2024 

Boulanger Initiative residency 
Peoria Symphony Orchestra
Peoria, IL

20 March 2024, 7:30 PM

Boulanger Initiative:
Violin+Organ with Dr. Laura Colgate
Christ Lutheran Church
Washington, DC

5 April 2024, 7 PM

Organ Concert
Church of Christ at Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH

21 April 2024, 3 PM

Organ Concert
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
Saratoga, CA

18 May 2024, 4 PM

Organ Recital
Legion of Honor Museum
San Francisco

27 July 2024, 6 PM

Festival international d’orgue
Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Genève, Switzerland

3 & 10 August 2024, 4 PM

Organ Recital
Legion of Honor Museum
San Francisco

"This was another highlight, as Garbutt played through the difficult and diverse piece with clarity and poise." 

R. Derek Wetzel

The Harvard Crimson

"Dr. Garbutt is an excellent example of the 'organist-scholar' we need in the field. Her extensive research of women composers and organists active in France from 1872-1954, the era mirroring the tenures of César Franck through Marcel Dupré at the Paris Conservatoire, is an excellent resource for exploring the wealth of music outside of standard repertoire lists.  Her presentation for our Pedagogy Class was fascinating, informative, and yielded many new possibilities for teaching and performing."

Dr. Nicole Keller

Assistant Professor of Music and University Organist
University of Michiga
n

"Her playing transcended the academic aspect of the compositions and touched the soul of each of the composers. How marvelous it is when scholarship and art join together and are manifested in an outpouring of pure artistic expression." 

Michael Varlas

Concert Presenter

"Dr. Garbutt’s lecture and recital at OU were exceptionally well-delivered and well-received. Her program of music by women composers from her recent Fulbright research was superbly played and complemented the sonorities and sounds of our Fisk organ at OU. The students were captivated by her lecture notes, and she willingly spent extra time with them personally in studio class to answer their questions and encourage their own projects. It was a joy to have her here and I hope to invite her again!

Dr. Damin Spritzer

Area Chair and Associate Professor of Organ University of Oklahoma

"Joy is a natural teacher who instantly connected with the students. The presentation was fascinating and opened up a whole new ​segment of our repertoire that has been overlooked. Best of all, it wasn't a lecture but a conversation that engaged the students in thoughtful discussion." 

Daniel Aune

Coordinator of Organ Studies
Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, MD

Past Events

19 February 2023

St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Healdsburg, CA

10 March 2023

Fort Worth AGO Women's History Month Concert
University Christian Church, Fort Worth, TX

21 May 2023

St. Alban's, Calliope: East Bay Music & Arts
Albany, CA

2 July 2023

Festival International d'Orgues de Monaco
Cathédrale de Monaco 

30 July 2023

Cathedral of St. Mary
San Francisco

16 September 2023

Norsk orgelfestival
Stavanger konserthus, Norway

7 October 2023

Toulouse les Orgues
l’église Notre-Dame de la Dalbade, Toulouse, France

1 November 2022

Lecture: Expanding the Canon
University of Michigan 

14 October 2022

DC AGO PipeSpectacular
National City Christian Church, DC

1 October 2022

Legion of Honor Museum
San Francisco

3 April 2022

Catlett Music Center
University of Oklahoma 

11 July 2021

Grace Cathedral
San Francisco

8 April 2021

ISSUE Project Room, New York
Remind Me Tomorrow

1 March 2020

Washington National Cathedral
Washington, DC

23 November 2019

Abbaye Sainte-Foy de Conques, France

17 November 2019

Église St-Antoine-des-Quinze-Vingts
Paris, France

2 March 2019

St. John the Divine
New York

20 February 2019

The American Cathedral
Paris, France

1 March 2023

Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle
Washington, DC

14 April 2023

Trinity Church Boston, MA

4 June 2023

San Joaquin Valley AGO, Organ Artist Series
First Congregational Church, Fresno, CA

June, July, and August 2023

Legion of Honor Museum
San Francisco

9 September 2023

St. Thomas' Cathedral
Mumbai, India

1 October 2023

Eglise Saint-Roch et Saint-Blaise
Seysses, France

22 October 2023

St. Luke's Episcopal Church
San Francisco

30 October 2022

St. Mark's Episcopal Church
Palo Alto, CA

2 October 2022

Trinity+St. Peter's Episcopal Church
San Francisco

10 June 2022

All Saints Episcopal Church 
Worcester, MA

13 March 2022

Mission Dolores Basilica
San Francisco

9 May 2021

St. Mark's Episcopal Church
Berkeley, CA 

3 October 2020

Grand Organ Series
Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, NYC 

1 February 2020

Christ Lutheran Church - 50th Anniversary Washington, DC

24 November 2019

Collégiale Notre Dame de Villefranche-de-Rouergue, France

16 November 2019

Église Saint Jeanne d'Arc
Tours, France

23 February 2019

Église du Saint-Esprit
Paris, France

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