Welcome to Independence Presbyterian Church
Worship Every Sunday at 10:30 am
Join us for a   Spring Concert
featuring Van Parker and Buck McDaniel
Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
Independence Presbyterian Church Sanctuary
Van Parker, an Ohio native, studied horn performance at the Oberlin Conservatory, where he served as principal horn of the Oberlin Orchestra and was also a member of the Mansfield and Wooster Symphonies. He received his Master’s degree in Horn Performance and Literature from Northwestern University in 2007.
Mr. Parker performs both new and historical music. He has been a member of the Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble and the the Northwestern Contemporary Music Ensemble, and is a member of the Cleveland-based period instrument ensemble Orchestra19, and the Evelyn Dunbar Early Music Festival. He plays now with the Firelands Symphony (Sandusky, OH) and Cleveland Winds
Buck McDaniel is from Columbia, Mississippi, and is now a composer based in Cleveland, Ohio. He holds the position of Organist & Choirmaster at St Andrew’s Church, an historic, Episcopal parish in the inner-city; Director of Music at St John’s, Ohio City, the oldest church in the city of Cleveland; and Assistant Organist at St John Nepomucene Parish in Cleveland’s historic Slavic Village neighborhood.
Mr. McDaniel’s has arranged Nico Muhly’s Bright Mass with Canons for the Boston University Tanglewood Institute Festival Chorus, and a new work for organist Todd Wilson (Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland) which was premiered at the 2014 Pipeworks Festival in Belfast, Ireland. Organist James McVinnie (Clare College, Cambridge) has performed his work, Three Voices, both in recital at Hereford Cathedral (UK) and as part of choral evensong at Lincoln Cathedral (UK).

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Independence Presbyterian Church
6624 Public Square
Independence, OH 44131
Email: ipcusaorg@gmail.com
Phone: 216-524-6307
The Church office is open from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Monday through Thursday
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