Church Music People
Church Music People
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Wesley and St Aidan's Uniting Church

Canberra Central Parish

in Forrest and Narrabundah

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Catherine Lukin is the Director of Music of the parish.  Catherine has a Bachelor of Music [Hons], a Master of Music and a Dip. Ed. She plays piano and French horn. She is a trained singer, and has performed in both solo and group productions. Catherine has extensive experience in conducting and building up both church and community choirs, both in Australia and overseas. She has also been a music teacher in a number of schools in Australia.

  

 

 

 

  

Brendon Lukin is the Organist of the parish.  Appointed Organist at Wesley in 2018, Brendon was an Allan Bellhouse Organ Scholar at Newington College (1986-1989).  He graduated B Mus from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, with a double performance major in organ and tuba.  At the Conservatorium, he studied organ and improvisation with the late David Rumsey and continued his studies overseas with Kimberly Marshall, Gillian Weir, Marie-Claire Alain and Professor Michael Radulescu.  He also studied improvisation in France with Professor Gérard Loisemant.  Brendon has received several prestigious awards including a Churchill Fellowship, and prizes at National and International Competitions on both organ and tuba.  He has held organist/choirmaster appointments in churches in Sydney and Melbourne, in Chicago whilst undertaking Masters degree studies, in Sweden and in Germany. Prior to taking up his appointment at Wesley, he was at St David’s Uniting Church, Newtown, Geelong.  Brendon has given organ recitals in many cathedrals and civic venues across Australia and overseas (Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Chicago, Sweden, Germany).  He is a great improviser and has a keen interest in the Wurlitzer Theatre organ.  Brendon is studying Theology at St Marks National Theological Centre and is a candidate for Ministry of the Word for the Uniting Church in Australia.