Artistic Director: Clifford H. Parrish.

Clifford Parrish began his work as a church musician at age 13, playing the organ, and gradually assuming choir leadership. In an over fifty year career, he has served Baptist, Methodist, United Church of Christ, Episcopal and Presbyterian congregation most recently as Interim Music Director for the Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township and assistant organist at Calvary Episcopal Church in Summit.

As a music educator, he has taught at all levels, including at Bernards High School and Villa Walsh Academy as well as Fairleigh Dickinson and Rutgers-Newark Universities. Also active in high school, college and community theater, he has received the NJ Association of Community Theater awards for direction and for music direction twice. Shows at Villa Walsh Academy won several Rising Star nominations and awards during his tenure there. As founding artistic director, he conducted Pro Nobis Chamber Singers for 25 years, leading all styles of choral music from Medieval through commissions. The group was the resident chorus for Lyrica Chamber Music in Chatham for a number of seasons, and were also guest artists of the NJ Symphony at Waterloo.

Cliff holds a degree in Music Education from Jacksonville University in his native Florida, and a Master of Music degree in Conducting from Westminster Choir College. He resides in Bernardsville.


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