A propos de la personne
Gary Graden was born in the USA and studied at Clark University, the Hartt School of Music, the Aspen Summer Music Festival, and with Eric Ericson at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. He is a former member and tenor soloist with the Eric Ericson Chamber Choir. Graden is presently the director of choral music in the Stockholm cathedral and S:t Jacobs Church in Stockholm. With S:t Jacobs Chamber Choir he has won grand prizes and first prizes in many of Europe’s most prestigious competitions, including the European Choral Grand Prix. He has also participated in a wide array of national and international festivals and is in demand as conductor, teacher and adjudicator throughout the world. His work as conductor and singer is documented on many CD and radio recordings. Gary Graden was elected Sweden’s Choral Conductor of the Year in 2005. In 2009 he and his choir were awarded the Guidoneum Award from the Fondazione Guido D’Arezzo in Italy.