Andrus Madsen

Andrus Madsen hails originally from Provo Utah. He studied Organ at Brigham Young University with Douglas Bush, and later did degrees in Harpsichord and Musicology at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester New York, studying at the harpsichord with Arthur Haas. After finishing graduate school he took lessons on the clavichord and fortepiano with Peter Sykes. He currently resides Newton Massachusetts where he is the Music Director at Second Church in Newton. He performs frequently on the harpsichord, clavichord and the organ both as a chamber musician and as a solo performer. He performs frequently in the New England area, and played recently at Carnegie Hall. He is the director and founder of Newton Baroque, and plays in the ensembles La Sylva, and Saltarello. He is an avid improviser and regularly improvises at concerts. His recording of Pachelbel keyboard works on organ, clavichord and harpsichord should be available early 2010 from Raven records.