Nancy Granert


 Nancy Granert

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Address1 Silber Way
Boston, MA 2215
Phone617-353-2000
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Teaching Associate, Boston University School of Theology

M.Mus., New England Conservatory of Music, 1976

Nancy Granert is the organist at Boston’s Emmanuel Church. She also serves as organist at Temple Sinai in Brookline and teaches organ at Boston University. In 1985, as part of the Harvard Bach Commemoration, she presented the Boston premiere performance of many of the then newly-discovered Neumeister Chorale Preludes. The Harvard University Choir has, over the past few years, released 5 CDs on which she is heard as accompanist and in solo works.

Ms. Granert has spent three summers in Castello d’Empuries, Santiago de Compostela, and Salamanca in Spain, pursuing scholarly studies of Iberian organ music with Montserrat Torrent and Guy Bovet. Her interest in this area has taken her to Mexico several times to see and play many historic instruments. She has taught courses in the Interpretation of Spanish Organ Music in Oaxaca, Mexico. She has spent three weeks in Japan, giving several organ recitals in Tokyo and Nagoya, and participated in the International Organ Festival held in Nagoya and Shirakawa. She served as Dean of the Boston Chapter, American Guild of Organists from 1988-90 and as Treasurer for the National Convention held in Boston in June, 1990.

Ms. Granert received her education at Oberlin College, studying organ with Garth Peacock and harpsichord with David Boe and William Porter. In 1976 she received her Master of Music degree from the New England Conservatory of Music, under Yuko Hayashi.

Areas of Interest

Iberian and Spanish organ music;



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