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Judith Hancock

Conductor

Saint Thomas Church

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Saint Thomas Church

One West 53Rd Street

New York City, New York,10019

United States

Company Description

The adult education program at Saint Thomas Church offers sound Christian teaching presented with intellectual vigor for the people of our city. Like the Saint Thomas music offerings, the education program enables members to move more deeply into the Christian...more

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Judith Hancock
Types:Judith Hancock Board of Reference Judith Hancock Judith Hancock, Senior Lecturer in Organ and Sacred Music, was the Associate Organist of Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in New York, where she assisted in training and conducting the Saint Thomas Choir. Formerly Organist and Director of Music at Saint James's Church Madison Avenue, New York, and the Church [...]


Board & Organization — New York City Chapter AGO

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Judith Hancock, organist
Dr. Judith Hancock Judith Hancock is a former member of the faculty of The School of Music at The University of Texas at Austin, where she taught organ and subjects related to sacred music. Dr. Hancock was the Associate Organist of St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in New York, where she assisted in training and conducting the St. Thomas Choir. Formerly Organist and Director of Music at St. James's Church Madison Avenue, New York, and the Church of St. James the Less in Scarsdale, New York, she directed the music programs in both locations, introducing many new ideas, both musical and liturgical. She has also held positions of Organist and Choirmaster at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Cincinnati, and at churches in Bronxville, New York, and in Durham, North Carolina. A graduate of Syracuse University, Dr. Hancock studied organ with the legendary teacher Arthur Poister.


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Prior to this appointment, Dr. Hancock held the position of Organist and Master of Choristers at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in New York City where he set a new standard for church music in America for more than thirty years.
Dr. Hancock's consummate skill is clearly apparent in his concert appearances. Possessing a masterly interpretive ability, he is an artist of taste, warmth, perception and style. Considered one of the finest organ improvisers in America, Dr. Hancock has been heard in recital in many cities throughout the United States, Europe, South Africa, and Japan. On occasion he performs in duo recitals with his wife. Dr. Hancock has served on the faculty of The Juilliard School in New York City and taught improvisation on a visiting basis at the Institute of Sacred Music at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and The Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. In 1981 he was appointed a Fellow of the Royal School of Church Music (Wiltshire, England), and in 1995 Dr. Hancock was appointed a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists (London, England). He has received honorary Doctor of Music degrees from the Nashotah House Seminary in Nashotah, Wisconsin, and The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. In May 2004 Dr. Hancock was awarded the Doctor of Divinity degree Honoris causa from The General Theological Seminary in New York City. He is listed in Marquis Who's Who in America and his biography appears in the second edition of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. In 2004 he was honored in a ceremony at Lambeth Palace in London, England, where he was presented the Medal of the Cross of St. Augustine by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Compositions by Dr. Hancock are published by E. C. Schirmer Music Company, Oxford University Press, and Paraclete Press. His compositions for organ and chorus are widely performed, and his textbook, Improvising: How to Master the Art (Oxford University Press, 1994), is used by musicians throughout the world. He has recorded for Gothic Records, Decca/Argo, Koch International and Priory Records, both as Conductor of the Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue Choir and as an organist.


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Prior to this appointment, Dr. Hancock held the position of Organist and Master of Choristers at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in New York City from 1971-2004 where he set a new standard for church music in America.
Previous to his time at Saint Thomas Church, he held positions as Organist and Choirmaster of Christ Church Cathedral in Cincinnati, where he also served on the Artist Faculty of the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, and as Assistant Organist at St. Bartholomew's Church, New York City. Dr. Hancock received his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Texas and his Master of Sacred Music degree from Union Theological Seminary in New York from which he received the Unitas Distinguished Alumnus Award. A recipient of a Rotary Foundation Fellowship, he also studied in Paris and during this time was a finalist at the Munich International Music Competitions. Compositions by Dr. Hancock are published by Oxford University Press. His compositions for organ and chorus are widely performed and his textbook, Improvising: How to Master the Art, is used by musicians throughout the country. He has recorded for Gothic Records, Decca/Argo, Koch International and Priory Records, both as a conductor of The St. Thomas Choir and as a soloist. Dr. Hancock received the International Performer of the Year Award at a Chapter meeting held in St. Paul's Chapel - Trinity Parish on Monday, 7 June 2010. The Trinity Choir, conducted by Steven Fox (Acting Director of Music), presented a stunning program of choral works including Dr. Hancock's beautiful setting of "Deep River.


Hancock, Gerre

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Prior to this appointment, Dr. Hancock held the position of Organist and Master of Choristers at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in New York City where he set a new standard for church music in America for more than thirty years.
Dr. Hancock's consummate skill was clearly apparent in his concert appearances. Possessing a masterly interpretive ability, he was an artist of taste, warmth, perception and style. Considered one of the finest organ improvisers in America, Dr. Hancock has been heard in recital in many cities throughout the United States, Europe, South Africa, and Japan. On occasion he performed in duo recitals with his wife. Dr. Hancock served on the faculty of The Juilliard School in New York City and taught improvisation on a visiting basis at the Institute of Sacred Music at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and The Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. In 1981 he was appointed a Fellow of the Royal School of Church Music (Wiltshire, England), and in 1995 Dr. Hancock was appointed a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists (London, England). He received honorary Doctor of Music degrees from the Nashotah House Seminary in Nashotah, Wisconsin, and The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. In May 2004, Dr. Hancock was awarded the Doctor of Divinity degree Honoris causa from The General Theological Seminary in New York City. He is listed in Marquis Who's Who in America and his biography appears in the second edition of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. In 2004 he was honored in a ceremony at Lambeth Palace in London, England, where he was presented the Medal of the Cross of St. Augustine by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Compositions by Dr. Hancock are published by E.C. Schirmer Music Company, Oxford University Press, and Paraclete Press. His compositions for organ and chorus are widely performed, and his textbook, Improvising: How to Master the Art (Oxford University Press, 1994), is used by musicians throughout the world. He has recorded for Gothic Records, Decca/Argo, Koch International and Priory Records, both as Conductor of the Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue Choir and as an organist.


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