Eric H. Strand, is a musician with broad experience, interests, and repertoire. As an organist, vocalist, and conductor, he has performed with such diverse groups as Pro Arte Singers at Indiana University, Albany Pro Musica, The Berkshire Bach Festival, The St. Cecilia Orchestra, The Kalamazoo Symphony and The Grand Rapids Symphony. A native of Kansas, he began his organ studies with his father, Dr. James Strand, and received degrees from Southwestern College, Kansas, and Indiana University, Bloomington. He is a doctoral candidate in choral conducting and organ at the Hartt School in Hartford, Connecticut. Teachers included Marilyn Keiser, Larry Allen, and Richard Coffey. Mr. Strand is Director of Music and the Arts at First United Methodist Church in Grand Rapids and the Artistic Director of Early Music Michigan. From 1998 to 2011, he was the Organist-Choirmaster at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Kalamazoo, and he has held similar posts in Indiana and New York.
Eric's ArtPrize Entries
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Eric's Past Work
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