Beverly Caldon is delighted to return to UCC Keene after a 10-year hiatus. She serves as Music Director, organist and choir director in the position she held from 1987-2005. Beverly earned both Bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music education (organ) from UNH in Durham. Previously she worked as organist/choir director/bell choir director at South Congregational Church UCC in Newport NH and at the Congregational Church in Exeter (UCC). She taught organ as a faculty member at Keene State College as well as with the Young Organists’ Collaborative on the seacoast. She also taught public school music for ten years. She has performed numerous organ recitals, and has served as keyboard accompanist for a variety of soloists, including Messiah Sings and several faculty recitals at Keene State. Beverly accompanied concert tours to Germany and Italy with the Monadnock Chorus, and a tour of Russia with the NH Friendship Chorus. She has been an active member of the American Guild of Organists and the American Choral Director’s Association.
Bev lives in Lempster with her husband Jack and two lively Australian cattle dogs. Her hobbies include photography, reading, gardening, sewing, playing with grandsons, and making dessert.