LEWISTON — The Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Ash St. will host a summer concert series that is free and open to the public. Donations to restore the Casavant Organ will be accepted.

At 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, international performing artist, organist John West will perform in concert. He received his Master of Music degree with Honors from the New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, Massachusetts. His initial organ studies began at the age of 13 under the tutelage of Richard Purvis at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco. Throughout high school and college years he won numerous awards as a keyboard artist and vocalist.

West has toured extensively throughout the world with performances spanning distances from the Republic of Soviet States to the far northern reaches of Alaska, Canada, South America and throughout the United States including Puerto Rico.

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