began playing in public at the age of 12, moved to Boston, MA
in 1961 to study at the Berklee School(now College) of Music.
1962 he took a "temporary" job with the Harpsichord Maker William
Dowd, and stayed 25 years. During this time of employment, he
was encouraged to try some of this material on the harpsichord,
and it was so well received that concerts and recordings became
an increasingly important part of his activity.
has appeared in Europe at the Nuremburg Organ Festival, on Austrian
Radio at the Rodin Gallery in Seoul, South Korea, the John F.
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the Cleveland Museum
of Art. He has had four appearances with the Augusta (GA) Pops
Orchestra playing his orchestrated keyboard arrangements.
has 6 recordings currently available - most recently, "Harpsichord
Magic", and a program of poetry and music for Children of All
Ages with Anne Carter, and included in a video "If It's Not a
Piano, What is it"?
thought behind this harpsichord performance is simply: "Take
Tunes/Music you know, and make keyboard arrangements or Improvisations
with them. This is an old and much-used idea, but one that has
not generally been associated with 20th or 21st Century Harpsichord
playing. This music brings a lovely glow to this wonderful instrument
that first appeared in about 1500.
is an informal presentation without a specific order;
likely to be included : Stephen Foster, Scott Joplin, Simon and
Garfunkel, Paul Desmond(Dave Brubeck), Don Angle ..
likely to be included : The Entertainer, Scarborough, Fair House
of the Rising Sun, I'll Fly Away, Just a Closer Walk With Thee,
We are so sorry to have to inform you of Don’s death
on Sunday, July 27, after a short, difficult battle with cancer.