Jamie Hitel is Director of Music at Christ Church, Greenwich – a historical Episcopal parish just outside of New York City.
Responsibilities at Christ Church include directing the Choir of Men & Boys, the St Cecilia Choir of Girls, the Christ Church Consort (a group of auditioned trebles and adults), the mixed semi-professional Christ Church Singers, and the Christ Church Compline Choir. A full schedule of tours, camps, recordings and workshops complements the daily liturgical round.
In addition to his conducting duties, Jamie maintains an active recital career, with concerts across the United States, Great Britain and Scandinavia.
Jamie was appointed Organist and Choirmaster at St Paul’s Episcopal Church, Akron – the largest Episcopal church in the state of Ohio – in the year 2000. Eight years later, he took up the position of Director of Music at Christ Church, Greenwich, Connecticut.
Originally from England, Jamie became a citizen of the United States in 2009.
Jamie is co-founder of and visiting artist for the Firestone Memorial Chamber Music Series in Akron, Ohio. This popular series has been showcasing leading musicians from the Cleveland Orchestra since 2005.
Jamie Hitel appears as conductor and soloist on several recordings, available on iTunes or in music stores.