Larry D. Schipull

Professor of Music

Specialization
Organ, harpsichord, fortepiano

Larry Schipull, organist, harpsichordist, and fortepianist, has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in North America, Europe, the Caribbean, and Asia. He has appeared as organ recitalist at Wesleyan, Yale, and Drake Universities and as pianist/lecturer at Yale University.

Before Schipull's appointment as Mount Holyoke College organist and associate professor, he was on the faculty of the University of Hong Kong, where he was active as a recitalist and accompanist, with solo appearances in the Hong Kong Arts Festival and the City Hall Silver Jubilee celebrations.

Schipull is a frequent collaborative performer; he and Mount Holyoke colleague Linda Laderach have released a CD recording titled Beethoven Sonatas for Violin and Fortepiano. Schipull, Laderach, Robert Eisenstein, Adrianne Greenbaum, and Melinda Spratlan perform together regularly as the Mount Holyoke Faculty Baroque Ensemble.

At Mount Holyoke, Schipull teaches Basic Musicianship, Music Theory, History of Western Music, and harpsichord and organ. He is the recipient of the Premier prix à l'unanimité, École nationale de musique, Rueil-Malmaison, France; was the national winner in organ, Music Teachers National Association Collegiate Artist Competition; and won first prize in the Ottumwa National Organ-Playing Competition.

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