MILTON — Christopher Kehoe, son of Robin Funk, of Montandon, will perform an organ concert at 3 p.m. June 1 at Bethany United Methodist Church, Front and Center streets.
Kehoe has studied piano for nine years and organ for five years. He has studied under Dr. Daniel G. Hower, of Montandon, and currently studies with John G. Ravert Sr., NCTM, minister of music at Trinity United Church of Christ, Watsontown, and Mark Laubach of Marywood University, minister of music at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre.
He is a senior at Milton High School where he is accompanist for the high school concert choir and a member of the marching and concert bands. He was inducted into the National Honor Society as a junior at Milton High School and is a member of the National Society of High School Scholars. He is a student participating in the CO-OP program at Milton High School, where he apprentices piano restoration at Ravert's Piano Restorations Inc., Watsontown, and where he prepares for Sunday worship services as well as a future degree in organ performance under the tutelage of Ravert.
Kehoe is a member of the American College of Student Musicians and a pianist in the Susquehanna Valley Piano Quartet. His other interests include collecting antiques, mechanical musical instruments, volunteering at Sliferhouse Museum, and driving his Eldorado. After graduation, he plans to attend Eastern University, St. Davids, to pursue a career in sacred music and organ performance.
The works of Bach, Boëllman, Callaerts, Gounod, Karg-Elert, Wolstenholme, and others will be performed on the pipe organ at Bethany United Methodist Church. A free will offering will be taken to benefit the rebuilding of the organ's echo division.