Meet The Performers

Visiting Artist

Anthony Garton

Anthony Garton has taught music at all levels (college, secondary, elementary) for 35 years. In 2004 he retired from the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley, where he was Senior Lecturer on the music faculty. He holds Bachelor of Music from the University of Wisconsin and Master of Arts from Columbia University. He has great memories of studying at Tanglewood in 1967, where he sang in the Tanglewood Choir for Verdi's Requiem, with the Boston Symphony under Erich Leinsdorf. For the last 3 seasons he has lectured for the Lyric Opera. Garton has been a recipient of the following National Endowments: National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, Harvard Institute in Arts Administration, 1977; and National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship, Dartmouth College, Literature and Music, 1998.

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