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Wayne Carroll

Wayne Carroll was born in London Ontario. Since accepting his first position as organist, at age fifteen, he has maintained a high profile musical career in Southern Ontario for over forty five years.

He is currently the Organist and Director of Music at Knox Presbyterian Church, St. Thomas, Ontario, a position he has held for thirty-five years. At Knox he directs and challenges the fifty voice choir, oversees the children’s choir and bell choir as well as organizing and performing in chamber music concerts, often combined with visual art shows.

Wayne was the recipient of the award of merit, in his teacher training year at Elborn College, London Ontario. After receiving this award, music education became a huge part of Dr. Carroll’s life. From 1976-1986, as Director of Music at Alma College, he restructured the music department, doubling the school’s enrollment in music, while raising the quality of instruction to each national standards.

Since his retirement from a thirty-one year career in education, Dr. Carroll has become more active as a solo recitalist and chamber musician, performing works for pipe organ and orchestral instruments.