Herbert Buffington, nationally recognized for us ability as an organ improvisateur, has served as Peachtree’s organist since 1996. He maintains an active solo recital schedule and has appeared in concert at such major venues as the Washington National Cathedral, the Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta, GA, National City Christian Church, Washington, D.C., the Peabody Conservatory of Music, Baltimore, Maryland, The Kauffman Center, Kansas City, Kansas, Duke University Chapel, Durham, North Carolina, and the Bates Recital Hall at The University of Texas at Austin. A widely respected musician, he has won several major awards. He also has served on the faculties of church music conferences and been a recitalist and improvisation clinician at events across the country.
Mr. Buffington received early musical training as a chorister in the Men and Boys choir at the Episcopal Cathedral of St. Philip, Atlanta, Georgia, where he also held the position of Cathedral Sub-Organist for several years before entering undergraduate school. He received academic degrees from Duke University (A.B.) and from the Peabody Conservatory of Music at The Johns Hopkins University (M.Mus.). European study was at the Vienna International Music Center and the Hochshule fur Musik in Vienna, Austria.
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