Arts at Noon: A Menagerie of Keyboards
Date and TimeWednesday, March 29, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
- Cook-DeWitt Center
Gregory Crowell introduces and performs on three harpsichords and organ, including a spinet harpsichord, a traverse harpsichord, and a grand harpsichord.
Gregory Crowell has appeared as organist, harpsichordist, clavichordist, lecturer, and conductor in Germany, Holland, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, Canada, and the United States. He has performed in many international festivals and conventions, including the Boston Early Music Festival, Regional V Convention of the American Guild of Organists, and ten National Conventions of the Organ Historical Society. Broadcasts of Gregory Crowell’s performances have been heard on WCRB Boston, WGUC in Cincinnati, WFMT Chicago, Northwest German Radio, Belgian Public Radio, and NPM’s Pipedreams.
Crowell's solo performances have been described as "beautiful, flexible, expressive" (The Diapason), "full of panache and expression" (Ostfriesen Kurier), "reliable as a sunrise, steady as a rock, especially in the virtuoso finale" (The Grand Rapids Press), and "this listener cannot recall ever having heard better" (The Boston Herald).
Dr. Crowell serves as University Organist and Affiliate Professor of Music General Education at Grand Valley State University, and Director of Music at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Dr. Crowell performs under the aegis of Independent Concert Artists.
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