About Our Director: Robert Huw Morgan

Robert Huw Morgan is the University Organist at Stanford University. A native of Wales, he received his BA and MA from the University of Cambridge, where he was an organ scholar at St. John's College. In this role he assisted the celebrated choral conductor George Guest directing the famous chapel choir. In 1999, he was awarded two doctorates in music from the University of Washington. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists. Dr. Morgan has performed in Europe, Australia, the United States, and Canada. His performances have been featured on BBC radio and television, as well as stations in other countries. His repertoire includes works from the earliest sources of keyboard music to contemporary works (including the west coast premiere of Hyperion by Jean Guillou), along with such Romantic masterpieces as Liszt's Fantasia and Fugue on "Ad nos" and Reger's Variations and Fugue on an Original Theme. In 2004, he performed the complete organ works of Dietrich Buxtehude, as a celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the celebrated Fisk organ in Stanford Memorial Church. He has also performed the complete organ works of Couperin and de Grigny.

As a conductor, he has led performances of several operas (Falstaff, Hansel & Gretel, and Die Fledermaus, among others), as well as such choral masterpieces as Bach's St. John Passion, Mozart's Requiem and Mass in C minor, and the Vespers of both Rachmaninoff and Monteverdi.

In addition to his duties at Memorial Church, he holds the positions of Lecturer in Organ and Choral Studies and director of the University Singers at Stanford University.

His organ teachers have included Nicolas Kynaston and Carole Terry.

Dr. Morgan's website: http://www.roberthuwmorgan.com/


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