Harold Stover

Harold Stover was born in Latrobe, PA in 1946. He attended Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh and is a graduate of the Juilliard School in New York. He is presently Organist and Director of Music of Woodfords Congregational Church, UCC, in Portland, ME, director of the Portland-based chamber chorus Renaissance Voices, and a member of the faculty of the Portland Conservatory of Music. His music draws on the many musical influences in his life, from Messaien and Ives to Bach and Mozart to Gershwin and Sowerby. Critics have noted his flair for instrumental color and audiences praise his new insights into familiar forms.

His career as an organ recitalist has taken him to The Riverside Church in New York, Westminster Abbey in London, and many other distinguished venues. He frequently serves as composer, performer, lecturer and clinician at regional and national conferences of musical organizations, and contributes articles to The American Organist, The Diapason, and other music journals.

For more information visit the composer's website.

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