Bill Peters - Organist and Choir Director -
Bill Peters has had a lifelong interest in music and organs.
Organist and the Choir Director at San Jose Episcopal Church, most recently his music ministry takes him into Community Hospice where he regularly plays to share Gods love to those in the Hospice community. He is overheard saying, “This weekly mission is the most rewarding of all”. Bill graduated with Master of Music degree in organ performance from Wilkes University and at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. He completed additional study with his mentor and teacher Dr. George Markey, in organ and counterpoint at the Guilmant Organ School in New York. Bill has celebrated sixty plus years as a church musician. He has presented recitals in Indiana, Pennsylvania and in New York City at St. Thomas’ Church, Fifth Avenue, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Grace Episcopal Church in Lower Manhattan. Bill and his late wife Betsy spent lots of their spare time traveling around the United States and Bills love of travel continues around the world where he has enjoyed playing organs in many European Churches and Cathedrals. As regional representative for the Allen Organ Company Bill has presented many dedicatory recitals across Florida and Georgia. His many ministries in music are a gift especially his San Jose choir. Singers and accompanists from all different levels of music who enjoy his teachings each week as they sing together in Gods glory to the congregation at San Jose.
The Adult Choir of San Jose is open to all singers and there are no auditions.
Our repertoire includes excellent choral literature from many traditions including the best in contemporary Christian music. We welcome all singers into our midst; in fact our choir is one of the most welcoming, friendly and caring groups of men and women that you will find in any church.
For further information you are welcome to contact Bill Peters, organist and
Choirmaster by calling the church office or email email@example.com
Come and make “a joyful noise” with us!