Organist named at Bedford church
BEDFORD — Bethany Covenant Church is welcoming Robert St. Cyr as its new organist and Chancel Choir director.
St. Cyr has an extensive background of organ performance and choral conducting, include serving as the assistant guest conductor and pianist for the Vietnamese National Opera and Ballet in Hanoi, Vietnam; collaborative pianist and organist for the School of Music at Louisiana State University; a featured conductor with the LSU a Cappella Choir, LSU Chamber Singers, and LSU Schola Cantorum’ and New Hampshire Master Chorale guest organist.
He also served as choral fellow for Dr. Daniel Perkins at Plymouth State University.
Under the direction of Dr. Perkins Robert, he served as the first assistant choral conductor for the highly acclaimed Manchester Choral Society.
He received a bachelor of science in music education from Plymouth State University,
Upon completion of his master’s of music in choral conduction at Louisiana State University, he returned to New Hampshire to serve as the interim director of choral activities for Phillips Exeter Academy.
St. Cyr’s primary focus at Bethany Covenant Church is supporting the traditional service musically with organ, piano and conducting the Chancel Choir.
For more information, go to www.bethanycovenantchurch.com.