Founded and based in Houston, Texas, Deux Voix represents one of the most cherished and historical combinations of musical sounds, and has transformed it to appeal to a wide range of audiences.
 
Although they have been formed for only a year, Stephen and Justin have amassed a significant amount of success and a rapidly growing reputation across the country. They have performed in Georgetown, Houston, and Missouri City, Texas as well as at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, Myers Park United Methodist in Charlotte, NC, numerous performances across Pennsylvania, and Port Angeles for the Washington Music Festival. They presented a wildly successful headlining program for the L’Organo Series at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, SC last summer, where they performed the formal dedication concert for the new organ at The Citadel, and set a new record for the largest crowd for in the thirty-year history of the series. They were also featured in the American Guild of Organists magazine, detailing their performance in Charleston. Deux Voix will be heading back to Minnesota in May, presenting a lecture and concert in Duluth for the American Guild of Organists, and will be presenting a concert at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City in August.
 
Stephen Distad, currently the Music Associate and Organist at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church, is a nationally recognized organist and church musician. Before coming to Houston, he served as Minister of Music at First Baptist Church in Charleston, SC, Director of Music at Christ United Methodist Church in Rochester, MN, and Organist at First United Methodist Church in Shreveport, LA. Stephen has performed in numerous notable and historical locations such as St. Thomas Episcopal in New York, St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin, and Notre Dame in Paris. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Drake University, his Master’s from Baylor University, and post-graduate studies at the Eastman School of Music. Stephen also studied under Marie-Claire Alain at the Conservaoire de Rueill-Malmasison in Paris.

Justin Langham is an active freelance musician, composer, arranger, and teacher in Houston. Originally from Mobile, AL, Justin earned a double Bachelor’s degree in Trumpet Performance and Composition from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, and earned his Masters in Trumpet Performance at the University of Houston. He is a member of the Houston Civic Symphony and has performed frequently with the Houston Ballet Orchestra. An avid educator, Mr. Langham maintains an active private teaching studio with students around the greater Houston area, and is Adjunct Professor of Music Theory at Lone Star College Montgomery. He is also the Director of Music Ministries at Grace United Methodist Church in Houston.
            As a composer and arranger, Justin has written for all instrumentations in all styles. Notable pieces include his Concertino for Euphonium was premiered by prominent soloist Kyohei Ando in Tokyo, Japan in 2013, as well as Grove Divine, an organ suite written for Mr. Distad.
 
Come and enjoy these talented performers in this sacred space. Concerts are free and open to the public. Donations to restore the Casavant Organ are gratefully accepted.
                                                                                                               
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The Basilica Concerts are sponsored by Burnham Painting (207) 576-3421.