History of Our Music Program

a time-honoured tradition of beauty in sacred music

Musicians and Directors

Robertson Presbyterian (United)

  • Jackson Handby & Beatrice Crawford – 1910-1912
  • Hayden Morris – 1912-1913
  • Herbert Wild – 1913-1926
  • Henry Atack – 1926 - 1935
  • Alex Kevan – 1935-1945
  • John Reymes-King – 1945-May 1948
  • William Cromb – June-Dec. 1948
  • Richard Carrol – 1949-1952
  • Douglas Millson – 1952-1974

Wesley Methodist (United)

  • W. W. Carter & Edna Ching (piano) – 1907-1908
  • W. J. Hendra & Nora Bliss (Barker) – 1908-1919
  • Hayden Morris & Mr. Shanks – 1919-1921
  • Verona McVay (piano) – 1921-1926
  • Doris Phelps (piano & assistant) – 1926 - ?
  • Mr. Samuel – 1922-1927
  • J. H. Pritchard – 1927-early 40’s
  • Marjorie Willis (piano) – 1927-1937
  • Percy Hook – early 40’s-1943
  • Naomi Skinner (organ) – mid-40’s-1947
  • William Smith – 1943-1947
  • L. F. Bayzand – 1947-1955
  • William Smith – 1955-1963
  • Dianne (Ross) Ferguson (organ) – mid-50’s-1960
  • Betty-Mae (Smith) Williams (organ) – 1960-1961
  • Dianne Ferguson (organ) – 1962-1964
  • Mrs. Phillip Upright – 1964-1966
  • William Hutton – 1966-June 1970
  • Robert de Frece – Sept.-Dec. 1970

Robertson-Wesley United Church (amalgamated 1971)

  • Douglas Millson – (1952)-1974
  • Robert de Frece (assistant) – 1971-1972
  • Bill Hutton – 1974-1975
  • Bruce Wheatcroft – Sept. 1975- June 1988
  • Robin King – 1988-1993
  • Karen Price-Wallace – 1993-1994
  • Paulette Grundeen (organ) – 1995
  • Alison Grant (director) – 1995
  • Stillman Matheson – 1996-2004
  • Tammy-Jo Mortensen – Sept. 2003-