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Dr. Brainerd Blyden-Taylor

Founder and Artistic Director

The Nathaniel Dett Chorale

Direct Phone: (416) ***-****       

The Nathaniel Dett Chorale

40 Baycrest Avenue

Toronto, Ontario M6A 1W1

Canada

Company Description

The Nathaniel Dett Chorale was founded to celebrate the work and spirit of African-Canadian composer R. Nathaniel Dett and is Canada's first professional choral group dedicated to Afrocentric music of all styles, including classical, spirituals, gospel, j ... more

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Affiliations

Board Member
//www.sttimothy.ca/

Member of the Teaching Staff of the Faculty of Music
University of Toronto

Artistic Advisor
Roots Festival

Education

Honorary Doctorate of Laws Degree

York University

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On Valentine's Day, the Nathaniel Dett Chorale, led by founder and artistic director Brainerd BlydenTaylor, [...]


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Dr. Brainerd Blyden-Taylor founded the Nathaniel Dett Chorale in 1997.


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Our featured choral clinician will be Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, Founder and Artistic Director of the Nathaniel Dett Chorale in Toronto, ON, which focuses on Afrocentric music.

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Choral Clinician - Dr. Brainerd Blyden-Taylor
Founder and Artistic Director of the Nathaniel Dett Chorale, Toronto, Canada
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Picture of Dr. Brainerd Blyden-Taylor Brainerd Blyden-Taylor is a choral conductor, educator, church musician (born 1954 in Trinidad). Blyden-Taylor was among the first to encourage the study and dissemination of Afrocentric music in Canada and the US. His passion for educating has led to frequent appearances as a clinician, adjudicator, lecturer and workshop leader, extending to the University of Toronto and Queen's University. In 1998, Blyden-Taylor founded The Nathaniel Dett Chorale, and has remained its conductor and artistic director. As a guest conductor with the choir, he has appeared with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Nova Scotia, and the Hannaford Street Silver Band. Internationally, Blyden-Taylor has been invited to the USA, Cuba, France, Japan, Turkey, and Israel. His recordings on the Marquis Classics label include Listen to the Lambs (2002); An Indigo Christmas (2003); Nguzo Saba(iN Dett ed Records, 2010) and the DVDs An Indigo Christmas Live (2004) and Carry me Home - The Story of the Nathaniel Dett Chorale winner of a 2003 Gemini award. In addition to his work with the Nathaniel Dett Chorale, Blyden-Taylor has maintained the position of Music Director at St. Timothy's Anglican Church, North Toronto. He will rehearse the conference choir on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and conduct our Sunday presentation.
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All conference attendees are eligible to sing in the conference choir that rehearses Thursday, Friday and Saturday with our choral clinician, Dr. Brainerd Blyden-Taylor.


Our featured choral clinician will be ...

www.uumn.org, $reference.date [cached]

Our featured choral clinician will be Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, Founder and Artistic Director of the Nathaniel Dett Chorale in Toronto, ON, which focuses on Afrocentric music.

...
Choral Clinician - Dr. Brainerd Blyden-Taylor
Founder and Artistic Director of the Nathaniel Dett Chorale, Toronto, Canada
...
Picture of Dr. Brainerd Blyden-Taylor Brainerd Blyden-Taylor is a choral conductor, educator, church musician (born 1954 in Trinidad). Blyden-Taylor was among the first to encourage the study and dissemination of Afrocentric music in Canada and the US. His passion for educating has led to frequent appearances as a clinician, adjudicator, lecturer and workshop leader, extending to the University of Toronto and Queen's University. In 1998, Blyden-Taylor founded The Nathaniel Dett Chorale, and has remained its conductor and artistic director. As a guest conductor with the choir, he has appeared with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Nova Scotia, and the Hannaford Street Silver Band. Internationally, Blyden-Taylor has been invited to the USA, Cuba, France, Japan, Turkey, and Israel. His recordings on the Marquis Classics label include Listen to the Lambs (2002); An Indigo Christmas (2003); Nguzo Saba(iN Dett ed Records, 2010) and the DVDs An Indigo Christmas Live (2004) and Carry me Home - The Story of the Nathaniel Dett Chorale winner of a 2003 Gemini award. In addition to his work with the Nathaniel Dett Chorale, Blyden-Taylor has maintained the position of Music Director at St. Timothy's Anglican Church, North Toronto. He will rehearse the conference choir on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and conduct our Sunday presentation.
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All conference attendees are eligible to sing in the conference choir that rehearses Thursday, Friday and Saturday with our choral clinician, Dr. Brainerd Blyden-Taylor.


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On Valentine's Day, the Nathaniel Dett Chorale, led by founder and artistic director Brainerd BlydenTaylor, [...]

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