folk and bluegrass to acoustic-driven rock, from
hopeful lyrics to hard-edged questions, and, from
witty, humorous showmanship to times of serious
contemplation, singer, songwriter, and seminarian Grant
Van Leuven has performed at a variety
of venues to the enjoyment of a slew of listeners
for more than 10 years.
goers are led through myriad moods and
perspectives by this troubadour's songs of
enthusiasm and passion for life (coupled with
reflections about its uncertainty) and
comforted with a peaceful resolve in the certainty
of Jesus Christ.
Formerly an affiliate artist with Oregon-based
Incubator Creative Group, Grant's musicianship
stems from a combination of strict training in
piano and voice, including lessons at the
prestigious Eastman School of Music (Rochester,
NY) and from Denver-based Dr. Scott Martin (Ph.D.,
Julliard), and years of playing with various bands
and worship groups. This background makes for a
unique blend of styles between polished technique
spontaneity in his song writing and performance.
he shares his thoughts and experiences on stage
through his original works, Grant strives to
extend joy and hope to his listeners by
helping them think, smile, laugh, and cry, leaving each
concert closer to God and each other.
Based in San Diego (as of August, 2010)Grant also
is a 2010 M.Div. alum of the Reformed
Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh,
and applies this pastoral training to the
approach, message, and method of his concert
Click here to hear
some of Grant's seminary preaching class chapel sermons and
read papers on a number of
Click Here to read Grant's testimony.