Anthony & Beard

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After many years of collaborating, Ryan Anthony and Gary Beard have recorded their first CD together. This recording features a wide range of music from Albinoni's Adagio, to Amazing Grace; Bizet's Carmen to La Virgen de la Macarena.


Purchase this item at: Opening Day


Track Listing and Sample Clips


Anthony & Beard enjoyed a rare performance at home in Memphis on May 13, 2005. Please read the review as they performed the finale concert of the season.


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Ryan Anthony and Gary Beard have released a Christmas CD. This recording features a wide range of Christmas music from Joy to the World to Hallelujah Chorus.


Purchase this item at: Lindenwood Christian Church


Gary Beard is conductor of the Lindenwood Chancel Choir, the Gary Beard Chorale and minister of music/artist-in-residence at Lindenwood Christian Church, Memphis, TN, where he has developed a nationally acclaimed music program. He began his keyboard studies as a prodigy, making his professional debut at age eleven. He made his New York debut at Town Hall in 1976, and gained early experience as accompanist for Metropolitan Opera soprano Nancy Tatum and mezzo soprano Mignon Dunn, among others. He has appeared as a soloist throughout the country and on such great organs as The Tabernacle, Salt Lake City and Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris.


Ryan and Gary met in 1993 and have enjoyed many performances together as well as numerous recordings on the Pro-Organo label. Their concerts include a wide variety of music and create an enjoyable atmosphere for both performers and audience alike.


Ryan and Gary are happy to announce that they are now represented by Diane Saldick.

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"An added element of excellence was Mr. Beard's demonstration of his keyboard virtuosity. Mr. Beard's style is crisp, clean, brilliant, yet his musicianship transcends mere technical competence." - Frederick B. Alexius, The Alexandria Daily


"...and Gary Beard, ever the estimable accompanist." - Robert Jennings, The Commercial Appeal


"Gary and Ryan thrilled our audience with their musical mastery. We were all touched by the friendliness of both Ryan and Gary along with their consummate professionalism. Our audience was moved again and again by the excellence in musical art and the spirituality of the concert." - Rev. Steve Harter, Minister of Music, First United Mehtodist Church, Colorado Springs, CO


"Ryan Anthony and Gary Beard wowed our audience with their musicianship, artistry, and showmanship! The duo's musicality and charm shone throughout their innovative program. The audience finally allowed Ryan and Gary to leave the stage after three encores! - Frode Gundersen, Director of Music/Artistic Director, Marvin United Methodist Church, Tyler, TX