Workshop – The Triple Threat Organist: Playing, Conducting, and Leading from the Console
7/8/2020 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM
Clair Maxwell is Director of Music at Saint Luke’s Presbyterian Church in Dunwoody, GA. He oversees the church’s comprehensive music program for all ages. He also serves as organist for worship and accompanist for soloists and choirs. He is actively involved in worship and music planning with the church staff, and he coordinates the Celebrate the Arts series of programs held in the church sanctuary each year.
Clair is also the Artistic Director and Conductor for the Choral Guild of Atlanta, a community chorus based in Fulton County dedicated to presenting lesser-known works for chorus. The group presents three concerts a year in addition to participating in community events. In addition, he is a teacher of private organ and piano students and is active in the local musical community. Prior to his appointment to the Saint Luke’s staff, Clair served as Director of Music and the Arts at Doylestown Presbyterian Church in Doylestown, PA, and Director of Music Ministries and Organist at the United Methodist Church of Red Bank, NJ. He was also the Associate Conductor of the Shrewsbury Chorale.
Clair is active as a recitalist (organ) and as an accompanist at various local venues. His musical training consists of a Bachelor of Music degree from the Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory and a Master of Music degree in Organ and Church Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music as a student of Todd Wilson. He recently achieved the Associate Certificate from the AGO.