Sunday, July 22, 2018, 4:00 pm
Edwin Lawrence is an Artist Associate in Harpsichord, Piano, and Organ, and Instructor in Music at Williams College teaching keyboard musicianship labs for music theory courses, and offering instruction in piano, organ and harpsichord. He holds a B. Music Degree from the SUNY College at Fredonia, 1969. He has studied piano with Gabriel Chodos, harpsichord with Preethi da Silva, and organ with William Porter. He is Minister of Music for the First Congregational Church, UCC of Williamstown and former Music Director for the Bennington County Choral Society, recently retiring after almost 40 years service. He has been a faculty member at Bennington College and music director for the Oldcastle Theatre Company in Bennington. As a producer for Dorian Recordings, he was directly involved with more than 20 recording projects. Lawrence is a founding member of the Consortium of Vermont Composers and has served as a guest conductor of the Vermont Symphony Orchestra. In 1990, he received a Citation of Merit from the Vermont Council of the Arts for his contributions to the vitality of the arts in the Green Mountain State.