Harris, David

St. Thomas Acquinas RC Church, Fairfield, CT

David Harris is a noted piano recording artist , entertainer, vocalist, and church musician. David has wowed local audiences for the past 10 years accompanying Silent Films at the mighty United Congregational Church 4/81 Austin pipe organ, and with his masterful piano and singing skills for the very successful Annual Greater Bridgeport AGO Pipescreams Concerts.

David is Director of Music at St. Thomas Acquinas RC Church, Fairfield. He is a consummate musician with a highly varied and diverse background. David demonstrated an interest in music at a very young age. By the age of 2, he began playing the piano and took up lessons shortly thereafter. At the age of 18, David moved to Wichita, Kansas where he received degrees in Piano Performance and Piano Pedagogy from Wichita State University.

While in Wichita, David quickly established himself as a society pianist and served as the resident music director and house pianist for many respected establishments, including the Crown Uptown Professional Dinner Theatre, and the Empire House Restaurant and Theater, where he served as music director for numerous musicals. Upon moving to the East Coast he served as music director and pianist for Unity Church of Sussex County in Lafayette, New Jersey, organist and choirmaster at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Fairfield, Connecticut, and most recently Director of Music at St. Thomas Aquinas Church.

David has also served as pianist for three Off-Broadway musical productions at the York Theatre Company in New York City, including Taking A Chance On Love, Postcards On Parade, and The Grass Harp. Moreover, David has worked as arranger and orchestrator for many organizations, including the prestigious Rodgers & Hammerstein Foundation in New York City.

In addition to local theatre projects David is often seen performing at private parties, restaurants, piano bars and cabarets in the greater New York City and Connecticut area. David performs and records albums regularly as the Pianist of the Piano / Theatre Organ "Dynamic Duo" of David Harris and Jelani Eddington.

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October

31
04:00 pm | October 31
19th Annual VIRTUAL Pipescreams Celebration

Enjoy 18 years of annual Pipescreams concerts through videos, photos and programs as performed by hundreds of singers and musicians and thousands of audience members cheering us on!
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November

15
06:00 pm | November 15
Organ Recital - Michael Kaminski - Cathedral of Saint Augustine, Bridgeport

Join us for a very special organ recital at the Cathedral of Saint Augustine, Bridgeport with guest organist, Michael Kaminski.
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January

23
10:00 am | January 23
Master Class & Organ Recital - Renee Anne Louprette - Saugatuck Congregational, Westport

Two wonderful events featuring Concert Organist Renée Anne Louprette on the new Klais pipe organ at Saugatuck Congregational Church, Westport, CT
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May

22
06:00 pm | May 22
Scholarship Winner Recital and Annual Dinner 2021

We are thrilled to have 2018 GBAGO scholarship winner Elena Baquerizo, Organ Performance student at The Julliard School of Music join us for this annual winner recital.
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