Edvard Grieg Society of America

The Edvard Grieg Society of America, Inc. (EGSOA) promotes the study and performance of the music of Grieg throughout the United States, and includes activities that focus particularly on his lesser-known works.  The society is an outgrowth of the Grieg Festival 2015, in Sarasota, Florida, January 9-11, 2015, that brought together over 25 Grieg scholars and performers who gave lectures, concerts, or competed in a national competition.  The EGSOA arranges concerts by professional musicians, sponsors juried competitions for young artists, and symposia and workshops focusing on the life and music of Grieg. It recognizes and assists interested individuals and organizations supportive of the mission of EGSOA. The Edvard Grieg Society of America, Inc. was officially formed on April 2, 2015.
EGSOA board with Cheryl included
The EGSOA Board, L-R: Mary Rose Norell, Marla Fogderud (Board members) William H. Halverson (Vice President), Gloria Cook (Secretary), Sylvia Eckes (President), Gregory Martin, Cheryl Christensen (Board members)
CONTACT INFORMATION:
Mailing address: 7026 Langley Place
University Park, Florida 34201 USA
edvardgriegusa@gmail.com
http://www.griegsocietyusa.org/
GRIEG EVENTS:
September 18-20, 2015
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Edvard Grieg Society of Minneapolis 10th Anniversary Celebrations
Concert of Grieg piano works on September 19, Augsburg College
Sylvia Eckes, piano, William Halverson speaker
Performances with students at Augsburg College
November 2-5, 2015
Goshen College, Goshen, Indiana
Vocal Master Class and Performances of Grieg songs and choral works
Njål Sparbo, guest artist, Mary Rose Norell and Luke Norell, piano
November 7-10, 2015
Indianapolis University, Indiana
Master class and Performance of Grieg songs
Njål Sparbo, guest artist, Gregory Martin, piano
February 18, 2016
Performance of Grieg songs and piano works
Marla Fodgerud and Darci Bultema, sopranos
Fall 2016
Grieg Competition
Rollins College, Gloria Cook, coordinator
Updated information can be found here.

 

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