Alvez Barkoskie IV
Alvez Barkoskie IV is a native of St. Augustine, Florida and recently received his MM in Organ Performance at The University of Oklahoma where he studied with John Schwandt. He will begin his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at OU this fall. In 2011 he received his MM in Composition from the University of Texas at Austin, where he studied organ with Gerre and Judith Hancock and composition Donald Grantham, Dan Welcher, and Yevgeniy Sharlat and in 2009 he earned his BM, graduating Magna Cum Laude from Stetson University in DeLand, Florida, where he studied organ with Boyd Jones and composition with Sydney Hodkinson and Manuel de Murga. Barkoskie has performed in such venues as Peterskirche in Vienna, Austria; Our Lady of Angels Cathedral in Los Angeles, California; Central Synagogue in New York City; Trinity Episcopal in Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Jacoby Symphony Hall in Jacksonville, Florida.
He recently received the E. Power Biggs fellowship to attend the 2014 Organ Historical Society Convention in Syracuse and won the hymn composition contest celebrating the 300th anniversary of Bruton Parish in Colonial Williamsburg.
His composition "Pedals, Pipes and Percussion," for organ and percussion was broadcasted on the Nationally Syndicated Program "Pipedreams," hosted by Michael Barone in February 2012 and his compositions have been performed in the United States, Czech Republic, and Austria. Barkoskie currently works as a Music Theory Graduate Assistant with teaching responsibilities at The University of Oklahoma, organist at St. Matthew United Methodist Church in Midwest City and Saturday evening organist at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church in Moore. He resides in Norman, Oklahoma.
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