On Sunday, January 21, St. Paul’s welcomes its new Music Staff: Alex Canovas, Director of Music, and Nathan Taylor, Organist.
Alex Canovas is a vocal artist, conductor, and teacher based in Brooklyn, NY. He currently serves as Director of Music at St. Paul’s Carroll Street, Associate Conductor for Choral Chameleon, and Operations Manager for the Empire City Men’s Chorus. An upstate New York native, Alex holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Ithaca College, where he studied voice performance and arts administration. He currently lives in Park Slope, and enjoys reading, writing, and making craft-brewed coffee in his spare time.
Nathan Taylor is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music (M.M.) where he studied organ performance with McNeil Robinson. Additionally, he holds a Bachelor of Arts from Rollins College where he also served as Organist of the Knowles Memorial Chapel (the first student to ever be appointed to the position.) He has performed as soloist as well as accompanist in performances throughout the US, Canada, and Europe including venues such as St. Mary the Virgin (NYC), Central Synagogue (NYC), the Cathedral Church of St. Luke (Orlando), and St Paul’s Cathedral (London).