Ideas, forged with experience.
Of Chilean and German nationalities, Christine Gevert holds a master’s degree in organ and early music performance from the Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hamburg, Germany, as well as a degree in music theory from the Conservatorio Nacional de Chile. She studied choral and orchestral conducting in Berlin, Germany and harpsichord in London.
She has taught at the Berlin Church Music School, the Universidad de Chile, and at the Pontificia Universidad Católica in Santiago, Chile. She has played solo recitals as organist and harpsichordist all over Germany and performed with and conducted ensembles and orchestras like the Berliner Bachsolisten, the Berliner Bachorchester, Leipziger Bachchor, La Giola, L’Arpa Festante, Musica Poetica, Chursaechsische Capelle, Estudio MusicAntigua, and Ars Antiqua Lipsiensis. In Chile, she performed with Collegium Josquin, Capella Antiqua, Pentagrama, Orquesta Sinfónica de Chile, and Orquesta de Cámara Universidad Católica.
Founder and artistic director of Crescendo, Christine, has directed Crescendo Chorus and Period Instrument Orchestra in several Baroque east coast and U.S. premieres. In 2014 Crescendo was awarded the Chorus America/ASCAP/Alice Parker award. She works with and leads a variety of ensembles in New England and is currently Music Director at Trinity Church in Lime Rock, CT.