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Dr. Brainerd Blyden-Taylor

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Choir Director

Phone: (416) ***-****  HQ Phone
100 Old Orchard Grove
Toronto , Ontario M5M 2E2

Company Description: St Timothy's North Toronto has many opportunities for involvement, learning, worship and service for people of all ages. We'd be delighted to welcome you to the St...   more

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Saint Timothy’s Church - Clergy & Staff, 26 Sept 2014 [cached]
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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??Founder Brainerd Blyden-Taylor named the Chorale after internationally renowned African-Canadian composer R. Nathaniel Dett (1882-1943), who performed at prestigious concert halls such as Carnegie Hall and Boston Symphony Hall.
Brainerd Blyden-Taylor is the founder, artistic director and conductor of the Nathaiel Dett Chorale. Born in Trinidad & Tobago, Blyden-Taylor immigrated to Canada in 1973. He founded the Chorale in 1998 in response to a musical void in Canada. Blyden-Taylor has conducted several university, youth, and concert choirs, most notably completing a twenty-five year tenure with the Orpheus Choir of Toronto. He works frequently as a guest conductor, having appeared with organizations such as the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Nova Scotia, Hannaford Street Silver Band, Nova Scotia Youth Choir, Ontario Youth Choir, Central Manitoba Youth Choir, and the New Brunswick Choral Federation Youth Sing. He has also worked as artistic director and advisor for the Algoma Festival Choir, the Nova Scotia Mass Choir, and the Chatham-Kent Roots Festival. Blyden-Taylor has taught on the faculties of music at the University of Toronto and Queen's University. He is a master teacher with the Toronto Board of Education, coaching teachers and students in conducting and choral technique, and was recently awarded an honourary Doctor of Laws degree from York University in Toronto. Blyden-Taylor is in constant demand as a clinician, adjudicator and lecturer both nationally and internationally. In addition, Blyden-Taylor is an active church musician, serving currently as music director of St. Timothy's Anglican Church, North Toronto.
Board of Directors «, 22 May 2014 [cached]
Brainerd Blyden-Taylor
Dr. Brainerd Blyden-Taylor - Founder/Artistic Director (Ex-Officio)
Recent Articles «, 21 May 2014 [cached]
On Valentine's Day, the Nathaniel Dett Chorale, led by founder and artistic director Brainerd BlydenTaylor, [...]
Brainerd Blyden-Taylor ..., 9 Feb 2014 [cached]
Brainerd Blyden-Taylor founded the Chorale in 1997, dedicating it to presenting black choral music of the classical, jazz, folk, gospel and world music traditions.
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