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Metropolitan Cathedral

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Metropolitan Cathedral

Background Information

Employment History

Gereon Krahforst

Associate Director of Music

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

Education

composition , church music , piano and music theory

University for Music

diploma

University of Cologne

masters degree

organ

University of Cologne

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Gereon Krahforst: Full English bio

GEREON KRAHFORST was born in 1973 in Bonn, Germany. He studied composition, church music, piano, and music theory at the university for music in Cologne, musicology at the University of Cologne and received his diploma and masters degree in organ in Frankfurt. He has studied privately with Markus Karas John Birley (before the university studies), and then with Clemens Ganz, and Daniel Roth.
At the age of 29, he was appointed cathedral organist at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Paderborn and lecturer (Gregorian Chant) at the theological seminary of Paderborn. In 2004 he was appointed lecturer and instructor of organ at the university for music in Hannover, where, since 2006, he has lead the study course in Catholic church music. Mr. Krahforst also serves as representative for this university in the German association of Catholic church music training schools.
During 2004 and 2005, Mr. Krahforst supervised all technical and tonal aspects of the renovation and enlargement of Paderborn's cathedral organs. He is the artistic director of the International Organ Concert Series of Paderborn cathedral and stays in contact with musicians from five continents. Krahforst is well known for his large repertory (including the complete organ works of Buxtehude and Bach), from ancient to contemporary music. Mr. Krahforst is also a master of organ improvisation in different styles. He has won numerous prizes in prestigious piano, organ, improvisation, and composition competitions.
Making his North American concert debut at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University in Houston, Texas, under the auspices of the Houston Chapter of the American Guild of Organists in November, 2007, Mr. Krahforst has performed, lectured, and taught at numerous venues, festivals, and academies in Europe, Latin America, and South Korea.


American Guild of Organists

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American Guild of Organists

For immediate release October 26, 2007

Organist to make North American debut in Houston
Houston . . . The American Guild of Organists Houston Chapter will present Gereon Krahforst, organist of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Paderborn, Germany.
Krahforst is offering two master classes on Monday, November 5, 2007 at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 2450 River Oaks Boulevard at Westheimer.The 2:00 p.m. class will feature German Romantic Organ Music and the 7:30 p.m. class will feaure Improvisation in the German Romantic Style.There is no charge to attend the master classes.
About Gereon Krahforst
Gereon Krahforst has performed, lectured, and taught at numerous venues, festivals, and academies in Europe, Latin America, and North Korea.Krahforst is well known for his large repertoire, from ancient to contemporary music.Mr. Krahforst is also a master of organ improvisation in different styles and has won numerous prizes in prestigious piano, organ, improvisation, and composition competitions.At the age of 29, he was appointed organist of the Metropolitan Cathedral in Paderborn.In 2004 he was appointed lecturer and instructor of organ at the University for Music in Hannover.
Krahforst was born in 1973 in Bonn, Germany.
Mr. Krahforst studied composition, church music, piano, and music theory at the University for Music in Cologne, Musicology at the University of Cologne and received his diploma and masters degree in organ in Frankfurt.

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For immediate release October 26, 2007

Organist to make North American debut in Houston
Houston . . . The American Guild of Organists Houston Chapter will present Gereon Krahforst, organist of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Paderborn, Germany.
Krahforst is offering two master classes on Monday, November 5, 2007 at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 2450 River Oaks Boulevard at Westheimer.The 2:00 p.m. class will feature German Romantic Organ Music and the 7:30 p.m. class will feaure Improvisation in the German Romantic Style.There is no charge to attend the master classes.
About Gereon Krahforst
Gereon Krahforst has performed, lectured, and taught at numerous venues, festivals, and academies in Europe, Latin America, and North Korea.Krahforst is well known for his large repertoire, from ancient to contemporary music.Mr. Krahforst is also a master of organ improvisation in different styles and has won numerous prizes in prestigious piano, organ, improvisation, and composition competitions.At the age of 29, he was appointed organist of the Metropolitan Cathedral in Paderborn.In 2004 he was appointed lecturer and instructor of organ at the University for Music in Hannover.
Krahforst was born in 1973 in Bonn, Germany.
Mr. Krahforst studied composition, church music, piano, and music theory at the University for Music in Cologne, Musicology at the University of Cologne and received his diploma and masters degree in organ in Frankfurt.


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John the Divine Episcopal Church
2450 River Oaks Boulevard at Westheimer
Monday, November 05, 2007
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

American Guild of Organists

For immediate release October 26, 2007

Organist to make North American debut in Houston
Houston . . . The American Guild of Organists Houston Chapter will present Gereon Krahforst, organist of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Paderborn, Germany.

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Krahforst is offering two master classes on Monday, November 5, 2007 at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 2450 River Oaks Boulevard at Westheimer.The 2:00 p.m. class will feature German Romantic Organ Music and the 7:30 p.m. class will feaure Improvisation in the German Romantic Style.There is no charge to attend the master classes.
About Gereon Krahforst
Gereon Krahforst has performed, lectured, and taught at numerous venues, festivals, and academies in Europe, Latin America, and North Korea.Krahforst is well known for his large repertoire, from ancient to contemporary music.Mr. Krahforst is also a master of organ improvisation in different styles and has won numerous prizes in prestigious piano, organ, improvisation, and composition competitions.At the age of 29, he was appointed organist of the Metropolitan Cathedral in Paderborn.In 2004 he was appointed lecturer and instructor of organ at the University for Music in Hannover.
Krahforst was born in 1973 in Bonn, Germany.
Mr. Krahforst studied composition, church music, piano, and music theory at the University for Music in Cologne, Musicology at the University of Cologne and received his diploma and masters degree in organ in Frankfurt.
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John the Divine Episcopal Church
2450 River Oaks Boulevard at Westheimer
Monday, November 05, 2007
7:30 PM

For immediate release October 26, 2007

Organist to make North American debut in Houston
Houston . . . The American Guild of Organists Houston Chapter will present Gereon Krahforst, organist of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Paderborn, Germany.
...
Krahforst is offering two master classes on Monday, November 5, 2007 at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 2450 River Oaks Boulevard at Westheimer.The 2:00 p.m. class will feature German Romantic Organ Music and the 7:30 p.m. class will feaure Improvisation in the German Romantic Style.There is no charge to attend the master classes.
About Gereon Krahforst
Gereon Krahforst has performed, lectured, and taught at numerous venues, festivals, and academies in Europe, Latin America, and North Korea.Krahforst is well known for his large repertoire, from ancient to contemporary music.Mr. Krahforst is also a master of organ improvisation in different styles and has won numerous prizes in prestigious piano, organ, improvisation, and composition competitions.At the age of 29, he was appointed organist of the Metropolitan Cathedral in Paderborn.In 2004 he was appointed lecturer and instructor of organ at the University for Music in Hannover.
Krahforst was born in 1973 in Bonn, Germany.
Mr. Krahforst studied composition, church music, piano, and music theory at the University for Music in Cologne, Musicology at the University of Cologne and received his diploma and masters degree in organ in Frankfurt.


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Music American Guild of Organists For immediate release October 26, 2007 Organist to make North American debut in Houston Houston . . . The American Guild of Organists Houston Chapter will present Gereon Krahforst, organist of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Paderborn, Germany.Krahforst will make his North American concert debut on Saturday, November 3, 2007 in Houston with two recitals.

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Krahforst's performances will highlight the richness of the German Romantic organ tradition.
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Music American Guild of Organists For immediate release October 26, 2007 Organist to make North American debut in Houston Houston . . . The American Guild of Organists Houston Chapter will present Gereon Krahforst, organist of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Paderborn, Germany.Krahforst will make his North American concert debut on Saturday, November 3, 2007 in Houston with two recitals.
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Krahforst's performances will highlight the richness of the German Romantic organ tradition.
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Music American Guild of Organists For immediate release October 26, 2007 Organist to make North American debut in Houston Houston . . . The American Guild of Organists Houston Chapter will present Gereon Krahforst, organist of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Paderborn, Germany.Krahforst is offering two master classes on Monday, November 5, 2007 at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 2450 River Oaks Boulevard at Westheimer.The 2:00 p.m. class will feature German Romantic Organ Music and the 7:30 p.m. class will feaure Improvisation in the German Romantic Style.There is no charge to attend the master classes.About Gereon Krahforst Gereon Krahforst has performed, lectured, and taught at numerous venues, festivals, and academies in Europe, Latin America, and North Korea.Krahforst is well known for his large repertoire, from ancient to contemporary music.Mr. Krahforst is also a master of organ improvisation in different styles and has won numerous prizes in prestigious piano, organ, improvisation,… Monday, November 5, 2007, 2:00 PM , 3:00 PM.St. John the Divine Episcopal Church 2450 River Oaks Boulevard at Westheimer.
Organ Master Class
Music For immediate release October 26, 2007 Organist to make North American debut in Houston Houston . . . The American Guild of Organists Houston Chapter will present Gereon Krahforst, organist of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Paderborn, Germany.Krahforst is offering two master classes on Monday, November 5, 2007 at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 2450 River Oaks Boulevard at Westheimer.The 2:00 p.m. class will feature German Romantic Organ Music and the 7:30 p.m. class will feaure Improvisation in the German Romantic Style.There is no charge to attend the master classes.About Gereon Krahforst Gereon Krahforst has performed, lectured, and taught at numerous venues, festivals, and academies in Europe, Latin America, and North Korea.Krahforst is well known for his large repertoire, from ancient to contemporary music.Mr. Krahforst is also a master of organ improvisation in different styles and has won numerous prizes in prestigious piano, organ, improvisation, and composition competitions.… Monday, November 5, 2007, 7:30 PM.St. John the Divine Episcopal Church 2450 River Oaks Boulevard at Westheimer.


American Guild of Organists

For ...

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American Guild of Organists

For immediate release October 26, 2007

Organist to make North American debut in Houston
Houston . . . The American Guild of Organists Houston Chapter will present Gereon Krahforst, organist of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Paderborn, Germany.

...
Krahforst will make his North American concert debut on Saturday, November 3, 2007 in Houston with two recitals.
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The Shepherd School of Music is located on the Rice University campus near entrance 18 from Rice Boulevard.
Krahforst is also offering two master classes on Monday, November 5, 2007 at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 2450 River Oaks Boulevard at Westheimer.The 2:00 p.m. class will feature German Romantic Organ Music and the 7:30 p.m. class will feaure Improvisation in the German Romantic Style.There is no charge to attend the master classes.
About Gereon Krahforst
Gereon Krahforst has performed, lectured, and taught at numerous venues, festivals, and academies in Europe, Latin America, and North Korea.Krahforst is well known for his large repertoire, from ancient to contemporary music.Mr. Krahforst is also a master of organ improvisation in different styles and has won numerous prizes in prestigious piano, organ, improvisation, and composition competitions.At the age of 29, he was appointed organist of the Metropolitan Cathedral in Paderborn.In 2004 he was appointed lecturer and instructor of organ at the University for Music in Hannover.
Krahforst was born in 1973 in Bonn, Germany.
Mr. Krahforst studied composition, church music, piano, and music theory at the University for Music in Cologne, Musicology at the University of Cologne and received his diploma and masters degree in organ in Frankfurt.
...
American Guild of Organists

For immediate release October 26, 2007

Organist to make North American debut in Houston
Houston . . . The American Guild of Organists Houston Chapter will present Gereon Krahforst, organist of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Paderborn, Germany.
...
Krahforst will make his North American concert debut on Saturday, November 3, 2007 in Houston with two recitals.
...
The Shepherd School of Music is located on the Rice University campus near entrance 18 from Rice Boulevard.
Krahforst is also offering two master classes on Monday, November 5, 2007 at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 2450 River Oaks Boulevard at Westheimer.The 2:00 p.m. class will feature German Romantic Organ Music and the 7:30 p.m. class will feaure Improvisation in the German Romantic Style.There is no charge to attend the master classes.
About Gereon Krahforst
Gereon Krahforst has performed, lectured, and taught at numerous venues, festivals, and academies in Europe, Latin America, and North Korea.Krahforst is well known for his large repertoire, from ancient to contemporary music.Mr. Krahforst is also a master of organ improvisation in different styles and has won numerous prizes in prestigious piano, organ, improvisation, and composition competitions.At the age of 29, he was appointed organist of the Metropolitan Cathedral in Paderborn.In 2004 he was appointed lecturer and instructor of organ at the University for Music in Hannover.
Krahforst was born in 1973 in Bonn, Germany.
Mr. Krahforst studied composition, church music, piano, and music theory at the University for Music in Cologne, Musicology at the University of Cologne and received his diploma and masters degree in organ in Frankfurt.
...
American Guild of Organists

For immediate release October 26, 2007

Organist to make North American debut in Houston
Houston . . . The American Guild of Organists Houston Chapter will present Gereon Krahforst, organist of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Paderborn, Germany.
...
Krahforst is offering two master classes on Monday, November 5, 2007 at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 2450 River Oaks Boulevard at Westheimer.The 2:00 p.m. class will feature German Romantic Organ Music and the 7:30 p.m. class will feaure Improvisation in the German Romantic Style.There is no charge to attend the master classes.
About Gereon Krahforst
Gereon Krahforst has performed, lectured, and taught at numerous venues, festivals, and academies in Europe, Latin America, and North Korea.Krahforst is well known for his large repertoire, from ancient to contemporary music.Mr. Krahforst is also a master of organ improvisation in different styles and has won numerous prizes in prestigious piano, organ, improvisation, and composition competitions.At the age of 29, he was appointed organist of the Metropolitan Cathedral in Paderborn.In 2004 he was appointed lecturer and instructor of organ at the University for Music in Hannover.
Krahforst was born in 1973 in Bonn, Germany.
Mr. Krahforst studied composition, church music, piano, and music theory at the University for Music in Cologne, Musicology at the University of Cologne and received his diploma and masters degree in organ in Frankfurt.He has studied privately with Markus Karas John Birley, Clemens Ganz, and Daniel Roth.
About The American Guild of Organists – Houston Chapter
The Houston chapter of The American Guild of Organists was established in 1944 to uphold the highest professional and artistic standards for its members.Through their Artist Series concerts, programs, and collaboration with neighboring chapters and institutions, Houston AGO seeks to inspire and nurture a love and understanding of the organ and to pass this art to future generations of musicians.
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2007-10-26T17:04:15Z Organ Master ClassFor immediate release October 26, 2007

Organist to make North American debut in Houston
Houston . . . The American Guild of Organists Houston Chapter will present Gereon Krahforst, organist of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Paderborn, Germany.
...
Krahforst is offering two master classes on Monday, November 5, 2007 at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 2450 River Oaks Boulevard at Westheimer.The 2:00 p.m. class will feature German Romantic Organ Music and the 7:30 p.m. class will feaure Improvisation in the German Romantic Style.There is no charge to attend the master classes.
About Gereon Krahforst
Gereon Krahforst has performed, lectured, and taught at numerous venues, festivals, and academies in Europe, Latin America, and North Korea.Krahforst is well known for his large repertoire, from ancient to contemporary music.Mr. Krahforst is also a master of organ improvisation in different styles and has won numerous prizes in prestigious piano, organ, improvisation, and composition competitions.At the age of 29, he was appointed organist of the Metropolitan Cathedral in Paderborn.In 2004 he was appointed lecturer and instructor of organ at the University for Music in Hannover.
Krahforst was born in 1973 in Bonn, Germany.
Mr. Krahforst studied composition, church music, piano, and music theory at the University for Music in Cologne, Musicology at the University of Cologne and received his diploma and masters degree in organ in Frankfurt.

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