Walk the Way of Love: James Jillson Selway

St. Peter’s is tremendously fortunate to have a talented composer in its midst and has decided it’s time for the combined St. Peter’s choirs to celebrate the music of their own James Jillson Selway!

Sunday, April 2, 2017
4:00 pm
Walk the Way of love
The Anthems of James Jillson Selway
St. Peter’s Choirs
Don Witman, conductor
James Selway, piano

James Jillson Selway

A graduate of The Juilliard School and The Catholic University of America, James Selway is Organist and Children’s/Youth Choir Director at St. Peter’s and Associate Director of the World Children’s Choir. An accomplished pianist, he has performed at the Phillips Collection and the World Bank in Washington, D.C., Carnegie Recital Hall, and the United Nations. He has performed as pianist and choreographer with the World Children’s Choir at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the White House, and other Washington, D.C. venues.

Selway is director of Harnes Selway Arts where he maintains a Suzuki piano studio and has directed operetta and music theater productions for the Harnes Selway Arts summer program, “Singers ONSTAGE.” He specializes in directing operetta for youth and also has produced Gilbert and Sullivan productions at Summer Music Festival – Suzuki Kingston, Kingston, Ontario. Mr. Selway is a frequent workshop clinician in the U.S., Canada, and Bermuda, both as a music theater director and as a pianist.

As a bass-baritone, Selway has sung with Aspen Music Festival, the Greenwich (Conn.) Philharmonia, the Aspen Contemporary Music Conference, the Washington Opera, the New York Chamber Soloists, the American Opera Center, the Yale Summer Music Festival, and at the United Nations. He has sung in Israel and throughout the Caribbean as a soloist with “Around the World in Ninety Minutes.”

The Anthems

Blessed Are Those Who Trust in the Lord
Clouds of Glory
God Be With Me
In Christ We Hold the Key
Let Us Go to the House of the Lord
O Lord, Our Governor
O God, Thou Art My God
Wake to the Light
Walk the Way of Love
With One Dream
Worthy is the Lamb

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