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Marie Rubis Bauer will give a recital on the Pasi organ at St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha featuring music for organ and organ and choir with the Schola Cantorum of St. Cecilia's Cathedral.

Marie Rubis Bauer Dr. Marie Rubis Bauer is Director of Cathedral Music Ministries - Organist at the Cathedral of Saint Cecilia in Omaha, Nebraska. Joining the staff of the Saint Cecilia Schola Cantorum first as Cathedral Organist in 2003, her responsibilities also include oversight of the Cathedral's seven choirs, cantors, the Archdiocesan Chorale and Choir and instrumentalists, and further forming the musical liturgical life of the Assembly of the Baptized as it gathers to pray. The Schola Cantorum - "school for those who sing" -- was established as the ministry of the Cathedral of Saint Cecilia and the Archdiocese of Omaha in 2000 as an initiative toward the realization of full, conscious and active participation of the faithful in the musical liturgy of the Church engaging the multi-dimensional musical gifts of all who gather.

Rubis Bauer brings experience in diocesan liturgical music ministry through her work as Music Director in the Office of Worship in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Missouri, as well as through her formational work with the North East Kansas Catholic Organists' Association in the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas. Having long been committed to invigorating congregational song, and the full participation of all generations of singers, she has held positions of music ministry for 30 years, including most recently at the St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center at the University of Kansas and St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Kansas City, Kansas.

She holds degrees in organ from the University of Kansas (MM, DMA) and Augustana College (BA). Rubis Bauer has performed recitals on significant instruments and series throughout the United States and in Europe. She has regularly performed for, presented workshops, and addressed conventions and conferences of national professional organizations of church music and organ.

She has published articles in the area of worship and music and is a contributing author to two books. As organist, conductor, harpsichordist and producer, she is featured on five compact disc recordings.
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