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Hosanna to the King Organ Concert

Hosanna to the King is a Geneva College alumni benefit concert featuring Michael Kearney ’17 performing on organ and piano to raise funds and awareness for Geneva’s COVID-19 Project Fund. The benefit recital will feature old and new compositions, highlighting psalms and hymns in a variety of styles.  Dutch composer and organist Gert van Hoef will make a special appearance in this remarkable and delightful presentation.  

The Concert will be available for viewing soon.

This special event will premiere on 7 PM EST, Saturday, April 16th at

Donations through an online free will offering will help the college recover from the significant financial costs of carrying out its mission under pandemic conditions through the COVID-19 Project Fund.

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First Presbyterian Church

A Benefit Concert

The special organ concert to benefit the COVID-19 Project Fund takes place at the historic and beautiful First Presbyterian Church of Pittsburgh. The church was founded in 1787 just after the American Revolutionary War. Kearney will perform virtually via YouTube.  We are pleased to present the organ concert in one of the city's most breathtaking spaces.

About Michael R. Kearney ‘17

Organist, pianist and composer Michael R. Kearney ’17 (MA, Duquesne University, 2019) is a native of Long Island, NY. Michael sang Tenor II in The Genevans choir for eight semesters at Geneva College. He has performed on organ with the choir across much of the United States as well as in the Philippines, Malaysia, Northern Ireland, Germany, and Austria. The choir has premiered several of Michael’s compositions, including Psalm 103, a five-part motet selected as the Inauguration Psalm for Geneva College’s twentieth president, Dr. Calvin Troup. Michael has also given organ concerts in New York and the Netherlands.


Michael’s passion is in seeing the psalms set to memorable and beautiful music to reach the hearts of God’s people. He has contributed to The Outlook Magazine, Christian Renewal Magazine, and the Reformed Presbyterian Witness and has published scholarly work in several journals of rhetoric and communication. Michael is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Rhetoric at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Michael Kearney