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Garry’s Tour Schedule

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

Culinary Institute of America (Marriott Pavilion)
Saturday April 14th, 2018 at 8pm
1946 Campus Drive

North Dutchess Symphony Orchestra, featuring NEXUS performing a percussion concerto version of Bizet’s Carmen Suite by Russian composer Rodion Shchedrin for string orchestra and 47 percussion instruments. Special dinner packages are available at the CIA before the concert.

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NEXUS Concert ImageUlster Chamber Music Series
Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 3pm
Redeemer Lutheran Church 104 Wurts St, Kingston, NY 12401

NEXUS will be performing with a number of beautiful instruments, some of which were built just for this concert! They will be playing an exciting variety of music, including works by Steve Reich, Pauline Oliveros and ragtime great Goerge Hamilton Green.

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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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