David J. Hurd Jr.
HURD, David J., Jr. b. Brooklyn, New York, 27 January 1950. Hurd studied at the High School of Music and Art and the Juilliard School before going on to Oberlin College (MusB, 1971). Upon graduating from Oberlin, he was appointed Assistant Organist of Trinity Church, Wall Street in lower Manhattan where he served under the direction of Larry King. He was appointed to the faculty of Duke University in 1972 concurrent with graduate studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. In 1973 he returned to New York as Organist and Music Director at the Church of the Intercession, a position he retained until 1978 when he was named Composer in Residence. In 1976 he joined the faculty of...
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