Kathryn Stephens poses for a portrait at the organ at Pilgrim Baptist Church, where she has been the pianist for 50 years, in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Stephens, who turns 80 on April 19, has played the organ since age 8. Photo by Matt Goins
Kathryn Stephens poses for a portrait at the organ at Pilgrim Baptist Church, where she has been the pianist for 50 years, in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Stephens, who turns 80 on April 19, has played the organ since age 8. Photo by Matt Goins Herald-Leader
Kathryn Stephens poses for a portrait at the organ at Pilgrim Baptist Church, where she has been the pianist for 50 years, in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Stephens, who turns 80 on April 19, has played the organ since age 8. Photo by Matt Goins Herald-Leader

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