Our Worship Leaders
Alethea and Jordan Wilhelm are originally from Northeast Ohio, but met in New York while studying voice. They received their BM’s from Nyack College and their MA’s in voice from Montclair State University. They’ve had vast experience in singing church music in a wide range of musical styles and denominations as cantors, professional choir members and worship leaders. They’ve joint-led singing workshops and co-directed concert series. The Wilhelm’s also perform and record their original music in an indie-folk duo called Truth & I, truthandi.com. Alethea and Jordan live in West Nyack, NY with their two beloved children.
Tammy Lum, pianist, is a critically acclaimed and versatile concert musician, numerous competition winner, founder of the Hudson River Pianofest and tenured professor at Nyack College, NY. Dr. Tammy participated in the Professional Studies Program at The Juilliard School, DMA – Manhattan School of Music. Dr. Lum and her husband, Leo Li, are members of Trinity Presbyterian Church. Songs Tammy Lum recorded for Trinity Church can be found on her YouTube channel.
David August has performed and taught professionally in the tri-state area for over forty years. David studied jazz arranging and composition at The Berklee College of Music in Boston and continued his studies in orchestration and composition with John Corigliano at City University of New York. In addition to a BA in Music from CUNY, David earned a MST in Elementary Education from Pace University, NY. Recently retired after 25 years as a middle school music teacher, where he taught general music, directed and accompanied choirs and ensembles. David also held an adjunct faculty position at NYACK COLLEGE, teaching private piano students jazz harmony and improvisation. Currently, David is a part time Worship Leader for Trinity Presbyterian Church, and as such, has arranged, composed, and performed numerous non-secular works for a variety of ensembles, in addition to producing recordings of his work
Todd is a pianist/composer/arranger who has written, recorded, and published many original arrangements of hymns and contemporary worship music, including numerous arrangements and compositions for piano. His piano collection, On Christmas Night, was published in 2023 by Lorenz. Todd has also written music for numerous performing groups, including several commissions, and has released five CDs. A now retired music educator at the secondary level for more than thirty years in Rye, NY, Todd remains an active Music Director and Keyboard player for musical theater in the area and is also a NYSSMA piano adjudicator. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University and Master of Music degrees from McNeese State University and the Eastman School of Music. Todd Beaney just published a new book of communion piano music. www.toddbeaney.com
Accompanist/Rehearsal Director - Dr. Tammy Lum
If you can read music, hold a tune and enjoy singing, you should join our choir! We have a great time and would love to add you to the team. Rehearsals are seasonal and are after our Sunday services during Sunday School hour. If you’re interested, please contact our Music Director, Alethea Wilhelm firstname.lastname@example.org