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Garry Kvistad joined the internationally-acclaimed percussion ensemble NEXUS in the Fall of 2002 when John Wyre, one of the group's original members, retired. He has been performing and recording with NEXUS co-founders Bob Becker and Russell Hartenberger since joining Steve Reich & Musicians in 1980. Garry is one of 18 musicians to win a Grammy award for the 1998 recording of Steve Reich's Music for 18 Musicians.

Upcoming Performances

NEXUS concert imageConcerts in the Carolinas
Thursday, January 22nd at 7:30pm

Byrnes Auditorium
Winthrop University
1703 Memorial Circle, Rock Hill SC

NEXUS

The program for this NEXUS concert is:

  • Music for Pieces of Wood - Steve Reich
  • Mallet Phase - Steve Reich/arr. Garry Kvistad, performed by Garry Kvistad and Russell Hartenberger
  • Drumming, Part 1 - Steve Reich
    Intermission
  • Carolina Fantasy - NEXUS Improvisation
  • Moondog Suite - arr. Russell Hartenberger
  • Caprice Valsant - G. H. Green/arr. Bob Becker
  • Dance of the Octopus - Red Norvo/arr. Bob Becker, solo performed by Bob Becker
  • Alabama Moon - G. H. Green/arr. Bob Becker
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NEXUS concert imageConcerts in the Carolinas
Sunday, January 25th at 5pm

Watson Hall
University of North Carolina School of the Arts
1533 South Main Street, Winston-Salem NC

NEXUS

The program for this NEXUS concert is:

  • Music for Pieces of Wood - Steve Reich
  • Mallet Phase - Steve Reich/arr. Garry Kvistad, performed by Garry Kvistad and Russell Hartenberger
  • Drumming, Part 1 - Steve Reich
    Intermission
  • Carolina Fantasy - NEXUS Improvisation
  • Moondog Suite - arr. Russell Hartenberger
  • Caprice Valsant - G. H. Green/arr. Bob Becker
  • Dance of the Octopus - Red Norvo/arr. Bob Becker, solo performed by Bob Becker
  • Alabama Moon - G. H. Green/arr. Bob Becker
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NEXUS concert imageUlster Chamber Music Series
Sunday, April 19th at 3pm

Trinity Lutheran Church
72 Spring Street, Kingston NY
NEXUS


Garry Kvistad presents The Harmonic Orchestra: NEXUS, Prana & Paul Winter

Garry Kvistad, Grammy winner, founder/owner of Woodstock Chimes, and member of NEXUS, a world renowned percussion ensemble, will host seven time Grammy winner Paul Winter and Prana (overtone singers) for an amazing collaboration and extraordinary musical event.

Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door.
To order, please call 845-340-9434 or Barcone's Music at 845-331-6089

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Garry Kvistad Founder and Owner of Woodstock Chimes

Meet the Chimemaker: Garry Kvistad

Founder and Owner of Woodstock Chimes
Garry Kvistad earned a Bachelor of Music from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and a Masters of Music from Northern Illinois University, where he studied music, art and physics in the pursuit of building musical instruments.

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