NIELSON & YOUNG
After more than three decades of musical collaboration that continues to take them
around the world, duo-pianists Stephen Nielson and Ovid Young are veterans of
more than 3,500 concerts in a fascinating array of venues. Those performance
sites have ranged from Copenhagen, Denmark's Tivoli Concert Hall; Toronto,
Canada's Roy Thompson Hall; Madras, India's Academy of Music; Moscow, Russia's
Kremlin and Tchaikovsky Hall; Oberammergau, Germany's Passionspiel Theatre; Bern,
Switzerland's Konzerthaus; and Dallas, Texas' Meyerson Symphony Center.
Nielson & Young have been hosted for concerts at many hundreds of churches and
universities, appearing by themselves or with symphony orchestras from coast to
coast in the United States and abroad.
On the artistic staff of the
International Church Music Festival
since 1985, Ovid and Stephen have been active church music leaders in
addition to having held appointments as university professors in California,
Illinois, Texas and Indiana. Individually and jointly, they are widely-published
composers of music for solo and multiple keyboards, choir and orchestra.
Nielson & Young's extensive discography includes many recordings from the
classical repertoire as well as from the ever-expanding output of their
signature hymn-tune arrangements, many of which settings are for two pianos
Nielson & Young are Steinway artists.
Ovid Young & Stephen Nielson
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Barockschloss Rammenau, Germany
Nielson & Young's booking agent:
Larry Sparks Agency
2829 Parkview Drive
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362