Neil Harmon is Director of Music and Organist at Grace United
Methodist Church in Wilmington, Delaware where he directs a
distinguished music program including a semi-professional choir
and two bell choirs. A graduate (MM, DMA) of the Eastman School
of Music in Rochester, New York, Dr. Harmon worked as a teaching
assistant at the Eastman School and served on the faculty of
Eastman’s Community Education Division.
A native of Midvale, Utah, Dr. Harmon earned his undergraduate degree from
Brigham Young University, where he was assistant director of the renowned BYU
Men’s Chorus, teacher of the Group Organ Class, and organist for the
Utah Baroque Ensemble. Since 1991, Dr. Harmon has served as Guest Organist
at the Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle where he presents half hour recitals on
the famous Aeolian-Skinner organ.
Dr. Harmon’s compositions include works for solo organ, mixed choir,
and bell choir, and are published by the Lorenz Company, Paraclete Press, and
MorningStar Music Publishers. He served two terms as Dean of the Delaware Chapter
of the American Guild of Organists (AGO), and as the Worship & Music Chair
of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), Delaware Chapter.
Harmon served a two-year (1987-1989) volunteer mission in Sao
Paulo, Brazil for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints. He currently resides in Wilmington, Delaware with his
wife, Anese, their four boys, and one daughter.
music by Neil Harmon