NIXON, Darryl. b. Vancouver, British Columbia, 1953. His musical training began in Winnipeg, Manitoba, with Donald Hadfield and Lawrence Ritchey. In Geneva he completed his formation at the Conservatoire de Genève with Lionel Rogg (organ) and Christianne Jaccottet (harpsichord), winning the Premier Prix de Virtuosité avec Distinction, and teaching at the Conservatoire as assistant to Rogg. While in Geneva, between 1975 and 1983, he served the Lutheran Church of Geneva as organist.
In 1983 he returned to Vancouver, to become organist/ Minister of Music at St Andrew’s-Wesley United Church. He quickly became a key figure in the Vancouver sacred music world, and has directed St Andrew’s-Wesley...
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