MORE ABOUT OUR NEW MUSIC DIRECTOR
(Dr. David Crean: Organist, Educator, and Julliard Graduate)
Our new Music Director has concertized as an organist throughout the United States and completed two concert tours of Australia, where he gave several Australian premieres and performed on historic instruments. Other recent highlights include the opening recital of WQXR’s “Bachstock” marathon, the Poulenc organ concerto with the Bach Society of Dayton, solo recitals at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine and St. Thomas Fifth Ave. in New York, and several programs for American Guild of Organists (AGO) chapters.
Dr. Crean has taught organ, harpsichord, and music theory at Wright State University since 2014 and has held adjunct positions at Wittenberg University, The Juilliard School, and The University of Iowa. He also serves as the Dean of the Dayton, OH chapter of the American Guild of Organists.
A native of New York, Dr. Crean received his D.M.A. from The Juilliard School, where he was the 2014 recipient of the Richard F. French Doctoral Prize for outstanding research in a dissertation. He also holds degrees from Oberlin College/Conservatory and The University of Iowa.