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BIO:

Graeme Shields is a Canadian-born composer and organist. His compositions, influenced by the Lutheran music tradition and the avant-garde, aim to articulate the mysteries of the past, the spirit, and the unknown. His work breathes new life into ancient elements, garnering performances across the US, Canada, and Russia. Graeme is a co-founder of Vital Organ Project; a composer-organist duo that facilitates the creation and performance of new organ music. He holds degrees from the University of Minnesota-Duluth and Western Michigan University.

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CONTACT INFO:

shields [dot] graeme [at] gmail [dot] com

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Facebook: @graemeshields.composer

YouTube: Vital Organ Project

www.VitalOrganProject.com

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UPCOMING EVENTS:

31 January 2021

ORGAN CONCERT SERIES

Graeme Shields & Brenda Portman

Local composer/organists performing their own original works

Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church

Cincinnati, OH

December 2021

DOUBLE ADVENT

Two back-to-back organ concerts featuring live electronics, Baroque instruments, and a world premiere by composer Timothy Roy.​

Church of St. Peter

St. Paul, MN

St Paul's Episcopal Church

Minneapolis, MN

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VIDEOS:

 

amalgam (2020) [EXCERPT]:

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form reform (2017) [EXCERPT]:

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