Atwood, Dr. William H.

Saint Catherine of Siena Church, Trumbull 

William H. Atwood is the Director of Music and Organist at Saint Catherine of Siena Church in Trumbull, Connecticut. Previously, Dr. Atwood was Director of Music and Coordinator of Liturgical Ministries at All Saints Church in Manassas, Virginia, in addition to serving as an assisting organist for daily and weekend liturgies at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC.

A native of Connecticut, Dr. Atwood received the Bachelor of Music Degree magna cum laude from the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford, a Master of Music Degree in Sacred Music from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ, and a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Sacred Music from The Catholic University of American in Washington, D.C. At Catholic University, Dr. Atwood studied organ with Edward Alan Moore and Ronald Stolk, and choral conducting/sacred music with Leo Nestor. Dr. Atwood was the recipient of the 2001 Elaine Rendler Scholarship, the 2007 Koinonia Scholarship, the 2008 Cardinal DiNardo Scholarship, the 2009 Steven C. Warner Scholarship, the 2010 NPM Members Scholarship and the 2012 Perrot Scholarship through though the National Association of Pastoral Musicians. He was also the 2001 recipient of the Charlotte Hoyt Bagnall Scholarship for the study of church music and was a Magi Scholar at The Catholic University of America.

Recent organ recital engagements have included performances at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City, The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC, and the 2008 Eastern Regional Convention of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians. As a composer, Dr. Atwood's works are published by CanticaNova Publications, GIA Publications and World Library Publications.

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October

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04:00 pm | October 21
17th Annual Pipescreams Concert - Halloween Musical Extravaganza

RESERVE TICKETS ON THIS WEBSITE - The premiere unforgettable, family-friendly Halloween extravaganza.
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November

03
10:00 am | November 03
Service Exam Workshop Series

The Greater Bridgeport Chapter is pleased to offer ongoing workshops to help AGO members to prepare for taking the American Guild of Organists Service Playing Certificate. The small group class will be taught by Bridgeport chapter member, organist, Jay Lindsay and will address the various requirements for the exam.
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January

06
04:30 pm | January 06
Annual Epiphany Party 2019

What would it be without an annual Greater Bridgeport AGO social event? Join us for lots to eat, a chance to play and sing with fellow colleagues and toast the new year. Executive meeting starts at 3:30 pm - RSVP required.
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May

31
06:00 pm | May 31
Scholarship Winner Recital & Annual Dinner 2019

We are thrilled to have GBAGO scholarship winner Jeremy Paul Jelinek (Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Washington, DC) join us for this wonderful year-end social gathering at the historic First Congregational Church, Fairfield - RSVP for scrumptious catered dinner to Carole Fanslow fanslow@juno.com by Monday, May 27.
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