Historic Organ Restoration Committee
Historic Organ Restoration Committee

Evelyn R. Larter

Evelyn Larter was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and is an honors graduate of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music in concert piano and general music education. Since September 2003, Evelyn has been the Director of Music at historic Deerfield Presbyterian Church, South Jersey, where she presents regular recitals with world class musicians. As a composer, Evelyn writes anthems for her small church choir, and hymn arrangements for instrumental and vocal solo, and for small ensembles.  She is published by the Lorenz Corporation, Saint James Music Press, Augsburg Fortress Publications and Sheet Music Press at Sheet Music Plus.com. In 2020 her collection of hymn arrangements for piano trio, How Sweet The Sound, was recorded and released by the Elite Artists Trio, a Steinway Artists ensemble in Taiwan, under the title Amazing Grace.  More recently, Evelyn was one of six organists featured in the new CD of movie music recorded here at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, home of the world’s largest organ. Titled The Big Screen On The Boardwalk, it was released in December 2021. Evelyn is an active member of The American Guild of Organists, having twice served as Dean of her chapter. She was the Convention Coordinator for the 2019 Mid-Atlantic Regional Convention, AGO, where she was also a commissioned composer. Evelyn is married to Rev Dr Ken Larter, the Pastor Emeritus of Deerfield Presbyterian Church. They have four adult children and five grandchildren.


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