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Scott Dettra is Organist of Washington National Cathedral, where he is the principal organist and assists Music Director Michael McCarthy with the direction of the Cathedral choirs. A prize-winning organist, he has performed at national conventions of the American Guild of Organists and the Association of Anglican Musicians, and has appeared at the Carmel Bach Festival, the Arizona Bach Festival, the Lincoln Center Festival, and the Piccolo Spoleto Festival.  

Mr. Dettra holds two degrees from Westminster Choir College and has also studied jazz piano at Manhattan School of Music. His principal organ teachers have been Joan Lippincott, Dennis Keene, and his father, Lee Dettra.
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Washington National Cathedral The Choral Music of William Bradley Roberts / Choir of St Johns Lafayette Square Choral Evensong for Eastertide / Dettra - Incarnation Choir-Dallas
Choral Evensong for Eastertide / Dettra - Incarnation Choir-Dallas
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Scott Dettra presents a program of large-organ favorites on this, the final recording of the Washington National Cathedral's Great Organ. Composer William Bradley Roberts is well known in Episcopal Church circles for his tuneful melodies and popular liturgical music. The choir of St John's Church is featured in this first recording a series from the Washington National Cathedral which features new American choral music. The Choir of the Church of the Incarnation sings Evensong as specified in the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, under the direction of Scott Dettra, former organist of the Washington National Cathedral. Includes Herbert Howells "Dallas" Evensong canticles.
The Anglo-American Classic Organ/Dettra
Scott Dettra plays a varied program on the Anglo-American Classic organ of Church of the Incarnation (Dallas). Formerly organist of the Washington National Cathedral, Dettra is acclaimed as one of America's leading concert organists.