Rev. Dr. William C. Tatum, Interim Pastor
Darryl Drew, Director of Music
Darryl is a graduate of the Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam, (BS and MS in Music Education), attended the College of Saint Rose and received the District Administrator certification, and is a retired school music teacher, having taught in the Scotia-Glenville Central Schools for 33 years. He has served the Lord in various churches in music ministry for 45 years as organist/pianist/choir director, bell choir director, arranger and orchestrator, and for over a decade served Sacandaga Bible Conference in Broadalbin, NY, as Music Director. Mr. Ed Lyman, missionary/teacher/vocal soloist to China, continues to use Darryl’s original orchestral accompaniment CDs in his ministry in the Far East and throughout the world. Darryl has recorded a CD “Musical Moments Made For Worship.” He has been married to Rita for 44 years, is the father of two children, Laurinda (Halliday) and Dennis, and has 3 grandchildren, Brian, Jennifer and Leo.
Darryl is also a composer, orchestrator and arranger of music with several compositions to his name: the youth musical “Imaga-Naction Cele-C ncoction” (a model showcase for NYS Imagination Celebration); the youth musical “Shine On Lady, Shine On” (composed for the100th anniversary of The Statue of Liberty); the Easter cantata “Footprints of Jesus”; “Tears In the Harbor” (based on the events of 9/11). He has directed several theater productions at RPI, in local public and private schools, SLOC, and Family Players of Northeastern New York: “Guys and Dolls,” “The King and I,” “Fiddler On the Roof,” “Annie Get Your Gun,” “Anything Goes,” “Belle of the West,” “West Side Story,” “Hello Dolly,” “Cabaret,” “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown,” “Camelot,” “Oliver,” “The Sound of Music,” ”Some Enchanted Evening,” “Greese,” “Secret Garden,” “HONK!,” “Little Women,” “The Music Man,” and “Seussical The Musical.” He is a published writer: “The Impact of the Regents Action Plan on Music Education in New York State Schools” (NYSSMA Music News-1989; SAANYS Journal -1989) and has developed a general music curriculum: “The Use of the Ukulele in the General Music Classroom.”
Justina Danison, Office Administrator
Church Sexton – Charity Buckbee