r. Gregory Hamilton was born in Livonia, Michigan, and attended Baldwin Wallace College in Ohio for his undergraduate work.
His interest in musicology and early music took him to London, England, and the Royal College of Music.
He completed his M.Mus and recital diploma while studying several early music instruments, including lute and theorbo.
He returned to the United States and began organ study with Dr. Marilyn Mason, completing his doctorate in sacred music/organ in 2000.
He is an active recitalist, playing organ recitals and early music concerts, as well as chamber music concerts and piano accompaniment in the U.S. and abroad.
He has performed at the York Music Festival (York, England), The Boston Early Music Festival and Music in Time Festival (Stanford, California), and has appeared on WFMT (Chicago) and BBC England.
He is featured on several CDs, including a recent recording of the Vespers of 1610 by Claudio Monteverdi as recorded by Apollo's Fire on Koch Classics.
Future projects including recording the organ works of Dom Paul Benoit.
As a conductor, he studied with Dwight Oltman (director of the Ohio Chamber Orchestra and the Baldwin Wallace Bach Festival), John Robinson and Dr. Leonard Riccento.
Dr. Hamilton served as music minister at Saint Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he directed a very accomplished 40-voice choir, a sizeable music ministry, and produced "Musical Offerings," a community concert series of twelve concerts annually which promoted the great wealth of music from the Roman Catholic tradition.
He was also music director at Saint Theresa Catholic Church in Houston, Texas and a faculty member of Holy Trinity Seminary in Dallas, Texas.
He is currently Director of Music at Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Macon, Georgia.
Dr. Hamilton's organ, piano and choral music is published by a wide range of music and liturgical publishers.
CanticaNOVA Publications is pleased to offer the following in our catalog:
Dr. Hamilton's website may be found at: www.gregoryhamilton.org