Click here to see various materials concerning Gavin Black's Diapason column, including Buxtehude analysis, columns on learning to play pedals, and a guide to tuning and temperament.

Click here for two short pieces by Martin Peerson played by Gavin on a Hill & Tyre Flemish single from 1986. (Taped in Princeton 10/2/15)

Gavin Black and PEKC can now offer long-distance lessons over Skype or other VOIP services. Please phone or email Gavin for information.


These are links to recordings of two recent New York City concerts by Gavin, both given as part of the Midtown Concerts series. The first, from October 13, 2016, is an all-Frescobaldi program, played on an anonymous 17th century Italian harpsichord. The second, from Macrh 30, 2017, is Froberger and Buxtehude, played on a 1978 Keith Hill German double.

October 13, 2016

March 30

Here is a link to the specific program details:


Click here to listen to a recent podcast of Gavin Black discussing music, instruments, teaching, and various other things.

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Gavin will be playing two harpsichord recitals in New York City this coming fall, both at the Church of the Epiphany, 1393 York Avenue, at the corner of York and 74th Street. The first, on September 23 at 7:30 pm, is an all-Bach program. The second, October 22 at 2:00 pm, will include music of Forberger, Buxtehude, and others. Both events are free.