School of Arts & Communication: Music
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331
Craig Hanson teaches organ at Oregon State University. He is also organist at the First United Methodist Church in Corvallis. Prior to coming to Corvallis he lived many years in Japan and Switzerland. An active performer, Hanson is a member of the "Telemann Trio Berlin" and gives solo and chamber music recitals. He has recorded several CDs and performed on the radio and television in Europe and Asia.
Hanson studied piano and organ at San Diego State University and received an organ diploma from the Conservatory of Music in Basel, Switzerland.
In addition to organ and piano, he plays harpsichord, fortepiano and clavichord, speaks nine languages, and is an avid photographer, biker and outdoorsman. He makes his home in Corvallis.