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Brainerd Blyden-Taylor

Founder and Artistic Director

The Nathaniel Dett Chorale

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The Nathaniel Dett Chorale

4700 Keele Street

Toronto, Ontario,M3J 1P3

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, jazz, ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Member, Faculty of Music

Queen's University


Director of Music

All Saints Kingsway Church


Conductor

Ontario Youth Choir


Master

Antiquity #571 A. F. & A. M.


Affiliations

University of Toronto

Member of the Teaching Staff At the Faculty of Music


NS Mass Choir

Board Member


The Chorale

Founder


Chaverim

Board Member


Roots Festival

Artistic Advisor


Education

Honorary Doctorate of Laws Degree

York University


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Board of Directors «

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Brainerd Blyden-Taylor
Dr. Brainerd Blyden-Taylor - Founder/Artistic Director (Ex-Officio)


Saint Timothy’s Church - Clergy & Staff

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Our Choir Director: Brainerd Blyden-Taylor
Brainerd Blyden-Taylor has led choirs since his teen years and is well known in the Toronto area for his work with church choirs, school boards, and as founder and musical director of the Nathaniel Dett Chorale.


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


Sing all ye joyful: Music of Ruth Watson Henderson

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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.
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. 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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