Saint Simon's is pleased to welcome Mr. Neil Walker, our new Organist and Choirmaster.
You are invited to take a moment on Sundays or at other services to greet him.
Neil, a native of Barbados, brings his experiences in the Classical, Jazz and Caribbean genres to St. Simon’s.
As a pianist, his recent engagements included concerts in Guyana and Barbados.
As an organist, he was invited by the Barbadian Consulate to be the organist at the 46th annual service for Barbados’ Independence and recently earned the CAGO* certificate of the American Guild of Organists.
He has also appeared in concerts within Episcopal circles, including St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church (Brooklyn), Church of the Transfiguration (Long Island) and The Episcopal Church of Saint Andrew & Holy Communion (New Jersey).
He has recorded two solo piano albums, “De Folk Music In Me” and “The Jesus Album” and has future plans to release several more.
He is currently pursuing a second master's degree, in Music Education, at Lehman College, Bronx NY.
> Click here to go to iTunes for Neil Walker music selections
* About CAGO
CAGO refers to the "Colleague of the AGO" Professional Certification given by The American Guild of Organists, following successful completion of its examinaton. The AGO was chartered in 1896 by the Board of Regents, University of the State of New York, to administer a comprehensive series of examinations for professional certification.
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