All Saints by-the-Sea is excited to have Mr. Henry Lowe as the chapel’s Resident Organist for the 2021 season. During his life-long career as Church Musician, Mr. Lowe has served parishes in Baltimore, New York City, Hamilton, MA, and Cincinnati, OH. In 2016, following a fifty-year career in the Episcopal Church, he retired from the Church of the Redeemer, Baltimore, where he led choirs of children and adults in weekly liturgies and special concerts presenting masterpieces such as Bach’s Mass in B Minor, Handel’s Messiah, Brahms’ Requiem, and Mozart’s Requiem. Following receipt of an undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland, he was awarded a Master of Sacred Music degree from Union Theological Seminary in New York. His recital career has taken him to many parts of the United States, England, Germany, France and Holland. He has performed in St. Paul’s Cathedral in London and Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. He is a member of the American Guild of Organists, where he has been a presenter for conventions, workshops and recitals. Henry and his wife Leigh, an accomplished artist, reside in Walpole during the summer season.
Mr. Timothy Harrell will be providing music for All Saints services on August 15 and 22, 2021. Mr. Harrell is the organist and Choirmaster at Trinity Church in Solebury, PA. A native of Portsmouth, VA, Mr. Harrell graduated from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA with a B.S. in organ performance and earned his Master of Music in organ performance and church music at Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ. Prior positions include Organist/Choirmaster at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Trenton, NJ: Organist/Choirmaster at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Olympia, WA, Director of Music and Organist at Doylestown Presbyterian Church, Organist at First United Church of Christ, Quakertown, PA and organist at Cradock Baptist Church in Bethlehem, PA. He also served as University Organist at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA.
Mr. Timothy Wissler served as Co-Director of Music and Cathedral Organist of the Cathedral of Christ the King in Atlanta for 35 years. At the Cathedral he accompanied the Cathedral Choirs and played for parish and episcopal liturgies. He founded, and for 30 years conducted the Cathedral Girl and Boy choir. He was the organist for The Temple in Atlanta and served as member of the music faculties of Georgia State University and Mercer University of Atlanta. A Pennsylvania native, Mr. Wissler earned the Bachelor of Arts degree at Lebanon Valley College and the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of Michigan. He has performed in the United States, Germany, France and Italy. In addition, he has served as adjudicator for local and international organ playing competitions. He is a past Dean of the Atlanta chapter of the American Guild of Organists.