Piano Concert with Calvin Taylor December 2nd, 2017
11:15 am Holy Scripture Alive with Sounds of Music 4:30 pm Piano Concert
Calvin Taylor, music publisher, concert performer, and recording artist, received the Bachelor of Music degree from Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, Master of Music degree from The University of Michigan, Diploma from the Grove School of Music, and the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from the University of Kentucky. He has toured throughout the world, playing in North and South America, Europe, the Far East, and most recently Ukraine. As arranger and composer, his music has been heard and enjoyed by untold thousands.
With an unusually large hand span of over 1 1/2 octaves, Calvin Taylor presents sounds and colors which would normally require four hands. Beloved hymns, well-known spirituals, classics, and patriotic music take on new significance through the artistry of Calvin's improvisations. Program duration is seventy-five minutes.
Dr. Calvin Taylor has arranged many sacred hymns and spirituals for piano performance, as well as masterpieces for organ, orchestra, and choir. Well-known publications by Dr. Taylor include Spirituals for Piano,The Patriotic Piano, Spiritual Suite for Organ, Grand Spirituals Collection, and Five Spirituals for Organ. He is also the author of the hymns Perfect Peace and Sing Noel.