Joe Balistreri is appointed musician-in-residence for Christ Church Cranbrook, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He will compose original music and conduct concerts, among other duties at Christ Church. Balistreri recently completed a decade-long tenure as director of music at the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit and the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament.
A member of The Diapason’s 20 Under 30 inaugural Class of 2015, Balistreri earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in organ performance at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, studying with James Kibbie. His organ performances include an American Guild of Organists convention, university conferences, and orchestral collaborations.
For information: christchurchcranbrook.org.
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