After an extensive search process, we are pleased to announce our new Director of Music at St. Anne’s, John-Luke Addison.
John-Luke has undergraduate and graduate degrees in music from York University, and has studied with Stephanie Martin, Michael Coghlan, and Raisa Nakhmanovich. He has established himself as a music director for theatre production companies including Mirvish, Drayton Entertainment, Lighthouse Festival and Theatre Aquarius.
His compositions and arrangements have been performed by the San Francisco Opera Company, Canadian Opera Company, Pax Christi Chorale, Chorus Niagara and the True North Brass. Koerner Hall presented John-Luke’s arrangement of C. Hubert Parry’s oratorio Judith in May 2015, and will present David and Goliath and Mass in E Minor in 2016.
John-Luke is Assistant Conductor of Chorus Niagara, and his most recent positions include Vineland United Church (organist and choir director), and Hamilton Gay Men’s Chorus (artistic director & principal conductor).
We hope you will join us in welcoming him on his first Sunday, October 4, at 10:30 a.m.