CHÁVEZ-MELO, Skinner. b. Mexico City, 17 November 1944; d. New York City 25 January 1992. Chávez-Melo attended Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, Massachusetts (BM, 1968), Union Theological Seminary, New York City, New York (MSM, 1971) [later serving there as choirmaster] with additional study at the Juilliard School of Music, and the Manhattan School of Music. From 1972-1985 he held faculty and administrative positions at the Manhattan School of Music and The Mannes College of Music in New York City. He toured internationally as a concert organist, and conducted orchestras in Mexico, Brazil and The United States.
Chávez-Melo was the editor of the Spanish language hymnal supplements for...
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