Acompanist, Calvin Herst

Calvin joined the UU staff in 2013. He has performed throughout New England as a collaborative pianist and has also appeared in concert at the Kennedy Center, the Philadelphia Academy of Music, and throughout the Peoples’ Republic of China. In 2015, he was honored as the recipient of the NH Governor’s Arts Award in Education.

He especially loves collaborating with singers, and is also the staff pianist for the Suncook Valley Chorale. Calvin received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees magna cum laude in piano performance from Ithaca College. He has also studied conducting extensively, including a summer at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria.

He is co-owner and principal broker of Cowan and Zellers Real Estate in Concord, where he has lived since 1997. He enjoys home renovation projects, windsurfing, and sailing.