The American harpsichordist and conductor, John Gibbons, received the Erwin Bodky Prize (1969), the NEC Chadwick Medal (1967), and a Fulbright Scholarship for study with Gustav Leonhardt in Amsterdam.
John Gibbons is a distinguished keyboard artist and member of the Boston Museum Trio. He has performed as harpsichord and fortepiano soloist with major ensembles in the USA and Europe, among them the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, New York Chamber Symphony, Orchestra of the 18th Century, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, and the Da Camera Society of Houston. He performs regularly at such festivals as those in Torino and Spoleto, Italy, Chamber Music Northwest, and the Aston Magna Festival in the Berkshires.
John Gibbons teaches historical performance and chamber music at New England Conservatory, where he also directs the NEC Bach Ensemble.