Summer Series: Libor Dudas

  • Old West Church 131 Cambridge Street Boston, MA, 02114 United States

The 2016 Summer Series concludes with Libor Dudas. As always, admission is Free (donations accepted). 

Libor Dudas is a native of Croatia. He began his musical studies in pi- ano at the age of 8. At the age of 14 gave his first organ recital in his hometown of Osijek, which led to performances in all the major cities of former Yugoslavia. A scholarship took him to Vienna, Austria, to study organ and church music. After receiving his Diploma with Distinction at the Hochschule für Music und darstellende Kunst, he furthered his studies at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, and at the New England Conserva- tory of Music where he received a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Organ Per- formance.

Libor Dudas has studied organ with Rudolph Scholz, Craig Cramer, Gail Walton, William Porter and harpsichord with Darlene Catello and Edward Parmentier. He also studied harpsichord, fortepiano and organ with Peter Sykes and conducting with Jeffrey Rink, former director of the Chorus Pro Musica.

As a harpsichordist, forte pianist and organist, he has given numerous con- certs throughout North America and Europe and is also active as a vocal coach and collaborative pianist. In 2008, Dr. Dudas released the CD ―Organ music at Old North.‖ Libor Dudas was also music director of the Fine Arts Chorale from 2000-2009.

Currently, Dr. Dudas is the chair of Historical and Theoretical Studies at the Longy School of music of Bard college in Cambridge, MA. He is also the Organist and Choir Director at Boston’s Old North Church.