Nahri Ahn, 16, is a sophomore at
Granada High School in
Livermore, California. She
started formal piano lessons at
the age of 12, and in November
2009 she began her study of classical
and theatre organ with David
Hegarty of San Francisco. Since
April of 2010 she has been
concurrently studying classical
organ with Angela Kraft Cross
in San Mateo.
Nahri has participated in AGO
Members' Recitals in Berkeley
and San Mateo. In March 2011 she
performed Bach's Toccata and
Fugue in D minor in the Junior
Bach Festival in Berkeley, and
in March 2012 Bach's Passacaglia
and Fugue in C minor in Oakland.
Also in March 2011 she won first
prize in the San Francisco AGO
Chapter Young Organists'
Competition, and in July
2011 second prize in the
Regional AGO/Quimby Competition,
representing the San Francisco
Chapter, as part of the Region
IX AGO Regional Convention. She
has played full concerts to
audiences in Reno, in Campbell,
and at the AGO Regional
Convention in San Francisco.
She will play several light
orchestral transcriptions during
David Hegarty's upcoming concert
of Symphonic Pops on the Harrah
Symphonic Organ at Forrest
Burdette United Methodist
Churchl 22, 2012.