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Chris Gage Performance

Chris Gage
Organ Series

Date & Performance

Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Ballroom


Free with Gardens Admission

Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis

Longwood Debut

Director of Music at Overbrook Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, Chris Gage also teaches music theory at the University of Delaware. He has earned praise for his convincing interpretations of the music of the North German baroque, performing both at home and abroad.

More about Chris Gage

Gage holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in organ performance and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in music theory, both from the University of Kansas; his past teachers include Michael Bauer, James Higdon, David Higgs, William Porter, and David Herman.

A strong advocate of keyboard pedagogy, Gage has taught music theory at the collegiate level at the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, and University of Kansas. His research focuses on keyboard repertoire, technique, and pedagogy before 1700, with particular emphasis on the modern usage of figured bass in order to introduce and reinforce important concepts.