Location: Maryland, USA
Brendan Walls is the director of music ministries at St Elizabeth Ann Seton in Crofton, MD. He sang with Helen Dyer and David Whitehead at St John's in Portsmouth in the 60's, studied piano with Annekate Friedlander and voice with Mary Simmonds in the 70's while altar-serving, and sacristan and sub-organist and choirmaster at SS Thomas a Becket and Thomas Moore in Emsworth; directed Folk Group at St Joseph's in Havant and sang with the Warblington Renaissance Choir under Gavin Williams. Studied keyboard harmony with Noel Rawsthorne @ Liverpool Hope while clerking at the Met with the Duffys, and for 10 years taught music in Liverpool, directing Children's, Teen's and Senior's Choirs, as well as church choirs of St Nicholas', St Bernard's, and St Matthew's. In 1988 organist and choirmaster at St Richard's Chichester, taught HS, sang & subbed for the Renaissance Choir, and Clifford Pinhey at Boxgrove. Directed music at King Williams, Castletown, 1995, then in Rome from 1996 at Marymount, John Cabot, and the Comune. Sang with the New Chamber Singers. From 2000, organist and choirmaster in Baltimore, until starting in Crofton in 2002. Conducts the choir for the annual Community Veteran's Day Concert. Directs a male-voice choir in Baltimore's Christopher Place. He loves Choralnet, and is a member of ACDA, AGO and NPM.