Swedish conductor Gary Graden (b. 1955).
He trained in the USA and at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm with Eric Ericson, whose acclaimed chamber choir, the Eric Ericson Chamber Choir, he has sung in, and performed as a soloist with. Director of the St. Jacob's Chamber Choir in Stockholm since 1984.
In 2005 he was awarded the prize as Sweden’s choral director of the year and he is in great demand as a teacher and guest conductor in Sweden and abroad. Gary Graden has shown a unique capacity for combining widely varying musical genres with the sonorities of Swedish choral tradition. With the curiosity of the true musician he also likes performing newly written works.