Dennis Northway

Parish Musician


Dennis Northway, Parish Musician

Parish Musician, Dennis Northway is honored to assist in the prayers and praises of the congregation at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Gig Harbor, Washington.  Dennis has been a church musician throughout his life having just served nearly a quarter century at Grace Episcopal Church in Oak Park, Illinois.  He has degrees in Conducting, Church Music and Music Education and has also deeply studied Musicology, Voice and Organ.  Dennis is an active and published composer and author as well as a trained Pipe Organ Technician, having worked for nearly a decade with John-Paul Buzard Pipe Organ Builders; he is still associated with the firm.  For over twenty years, Dennis has been Artistic Director of the Handel Week, Incorporated festival in Oak Park, Illinois, dedicated to celebrating the music of George Frideric Handel.  A new resident to the Pacific Northwest, Dennis, known to his friends as “Denden,” enjoys international travel with his family when not making music.

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