Choirmaster in Residence
Walter Huff is professor of choral conducting at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. He was chorus master for The Atlanta Opera for twenty-eight years, preparing the chorus in more than one hundred productions, receiving critical acclaim in the United States and abroad. Additionally, he served for twenty-four years as Organist-Choirmaster of Morningside Presbyterian Church in Atlanta.
Walter received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Oberlin Conservatory and his Master of Music degree from Peabody Conservatory (Johns Hopkins). After serving as a fellow at Tanglewood Music Center, he received Tanglewood’s C. D. Jackson Master Award for Excellence, presented by Seiji Ozawa and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Recently, he was one of four Atlanta artists chosen for the first Loridans Arts Awards, given to Atlanta artists who have made exceptional contributions to the arts life of Atlanta over a long period of time. Walter served on the faculty at Georgia State University for four years as assistant professor, guest lecturer and conductor for the Georgia State University Choral Society.
As Choirmaster in Residence at All Saints’, Walter is present four to six times per season to rehearse the Adult Choir as they prepare the various anthems and major works for feasts such as Christmas, Easter, and All Saints Day.