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    Mackenzie, Norman

    Conductor, director and keyboardist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who debuted with the Philadelphia Orchestra on piano when he was twelve and on organ when he was twenty. 

     

    In 1985, he joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and filled a variety of roles for them:  accompanist, assistant choral conductor, director of choruses, and keyboardist. 

     

    He won three Grammys in the 2000s for recordings of Hector Berlioz’s Requiem, Osvald Golijov’s Ainadamar, and Ralph Vaughan Williams’ “Sea Symphony”. 

     

    In his copious free time, he is also the music director at the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Atlanta. 

     

    You can hear his keyboard stylings on the radio programs, Performance Today and Pipedreams, and the CD, Pipedreams Premieres.   

     

    Robert Shaw Chamber Singers recordings

    Adeste Fidelis (Frederick Oakeley/John Francis Wade)

    Telarc 80461 (CD: A Robert Shaw Christmas: Angels On High)

    Arranger – Alice Parker

    Organist – Norman Mackenzie

     

    Sources:

    1. http://www.asochorus.org/Norman_Bio.asp
    2. http://www.amazon.com/Osvaldo-Golijov-Ainadamar/dp/B000F2CANS
    3. http://www.pba.org/programming/programs/lexusleader/522/
    4. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_Mackenzie_%28conductor%29

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



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