Distinguished Guest Organist Returns to Atlanta, Gives Concert at His Home Church
Dr. Christopher Wallace, a professional musician and organ soloist, returns to his home town and his home church on Sunday, February 17, to deliver the inaugural concert on the church’s new Allen organ. The public concert at 4:00 p.m. takes place in the recently renovated Chapel at Shallowford Presbyterian Church, 2375 Shallowford Road, Atlanta. A reception will follow. Dr. Wallace will play classical music selections.
The son of Buck and Louise Wallace of Decatur, Dr. Wallace grew up in Atlanta, graduated Shamrock High School and learned to play the organ at Shallowford Presbyterian Church. He participated in a variety of music program
under the direction of two of the church’s distinguished Music Directors, Robert Chambless and Robert Simpson.
Dr. Wallace attended the famed Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York where he earned Bachelor and Master of Music degrees. He went on to earn a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A professional soloist, chamber musician and accompanist, Dr. Wallace has performed in select cities in the U.S. and Central America.
In addition to his concert appearances, Dr. Wallace is president and owner of Allen Organs of the Twin cities, Inc.,
which specializes in the sale and installation of pipe and digital instruments. He also serves as Music Director/Organist at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Edina, Minnesota.
The public is invited to attend the free concert.
The concert will honor the memory of the Shallowford Presbyterian Church’s late organist, Carol Dallas.
For more information, call 404.321.1844 or visit www.shallowford.org.