Andrew Marshall - Director of Music

    June 15, 2021 | Articles | Staff by Andrew Marshall

    Our new Director of Music is a Jamaican-born composer, arranger and choral director who has been active as a professional musician since 1996. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in Conducting from the University of Oklahoma; a Master of Music Education from Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton, NJ, and an Advanced Certificate in Piano Performance from the Associated Board of the Royal School of Music, London, England. He has also conducted choral groups in the Caribbean, United States and Great Britain.

    As an educator, he has served as Associate Professor of Music and Choral Director at Northern Caribbean University, Mandeville, Jamaica and at Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama. He has also served as Choral Director at Pine Forge Academy, Pine Forge, PA, and as the Music / Choral Director and Organist at the Moulton First United Methodist Church in Moulton, Alabama, which happens to be a small church like PCIS with similar traditional and contemporary music styles of worship. In his pursuit to help promote interest in Jamaican choral and orchestral music, Andrew is the founder and director of the Jamaica Choral Scholars' festival, an annual week-long event dedicated to the study and performance of Jamaican choral music, now in its tenth year.

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