G. Donald Kaye was born and educated in New York City. He holds the Bachelor of Arts degree from the Manhattan School of Music and Wilkes University. He completed his studies for the Master of Science Degree at the Juilliard School of Music and was awarded the C.F. Peters prize in Organ Performance.


After graduation from Juilliard, he became the first full-time Minister of Music at West End Methodist Church, Nashville, Tennessee. Subsequently, he assumed duties as Director of Music at Green Ridge Presbyterian Church, Scranton, Pennsylvania, where he conducted the Scranton Singers’ Guild, which performed major masterworks accompanied by members of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic Orchestra.


Mr. Kaye served as Organist and Choirmaster at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Flint, Michigan from 1981 to 2003 where he is now Organist Emeritus and Artistic Director of Flint’s most unique concert series, “Music at St. Paul’s.” In addition, he is a Music Lecturer at the University of Michigan Flint and Instructor of piano and organ at the Flint Institute of Music.  In addition, he served as lecturer and Piano and Organ faculty at Keystone College, La Plume, Pa. and at Marywood University, Scranton, Pa. specializing in survey courses in "The History of the Symphony" ;"The Concerto in Perspective" and "Opera, Baroque to Twentieth Century" as well as general courses in Music Appreciation.


Mr. Kaye is a member of the Flint Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, serving as Education chair. He is also a member of the Association of Anglican Musicians for whom he formerly served as contributing editor for the review of recent CDs of organ and choral music.

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