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John Walker
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John Walker is a composer, conductor, and clinician whose work experience includes over 20 years experience in service to international schools in Latin America where he has served as a choral and orchestral conductor, head of music and fine arts departments. He holds a B.A. from Luther College (1974) with a major in MUSIC and a second interdisciplinary major in RELIGION & CULTURES. He received his Master of Arts (M.A.) from the University of Alabama (1980).

Walker served as conductor of the Sacred Music Society of Santo Domingo. He   performed in the Sociedad de Musica Antigua of Santo Domingo and was chairperson of fourteen International Music Festivals in the Dominican Republic. He also coordinated the International Schools Music Festival for the Association of American Schools in South America in 1990 and 1991 and has organized numerous performances by professional and college touring music groups including annual tours by his own performing organizations throughout the Caribbean, North, Central, and South America. He is the founding conductor of the Youth Philharmonic Orchestra of the Dominican Republic.

A musical composer in many varied styles, his works include choral, orchestral, church music, motivational music, adult contemporary, art song, and music for theater.

Awards:
Excellence in Education Award
(Dominican Republic 1989)
Distinguished Service Award
(Luther College 2004)
John R. Walker Tribute
(Carol Morgan School 2005)
Reconocimiento de Merito
(Federacion Coral del Caribe y Centroamerica 2005)
Distinguished Alumni Award
(Osage Educational Foundation 2006).
Welcome to the world of music!
Musical services offered:
Forest Refuge Music Studio
original music
Motivational music
CDs
Contact:
Name: John Walker
Email: ForestRefuge@mi.cl
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