Tribute to Gerre Hancock, AGO Master Series Vol. 4$22.00 $25.00 (You save $3.00)
This volume is a tribute to Gerre Hancock, an outstanding musician in his roles as organist, choirmaster, teacher, and performer. Gerre Hancock served as Organist and Master of the Choristers at St. Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue, in New York City from 1971 to 2004. Under his leadership, the men and boys choir at St. Thomas flourished and set the standard for the performance of Anglican church music in America. He was performing and teaching at The University of Texas at Austin with his wife, Judith, where they were sought out to re-establish a school of sacred music. The professional and personal sides of Gerre Hancock are celebrated in this DVD. The interviews and performances offer insight into the brilliance, creativity, humor, humanity, and talent of the man. A special bonus features Gerre Hancock performing "Fête" by Jean Langlais.