Craig Hanson is organist at the First United Methodist Church in Corvallis. He also teaches organ and piano at Oregon State University. Prior to coming to Corvallis he lived many years in Europe and Asia. 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 appeared on the radio and television. He is the founder of the Amore Concert Series in Corvallis.
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.