James Kennerley

conductor, keyboardist, composer, tenor

Welcome to the website of James Kennerley, the NYC-based English conductor, keyboardist, tenor, and composer. Please enjoy the content, and don't hesitate to get in touch with any questions or booking inquiries.

Hear and see James play and conduct at St. Paul’s Choir School and Parish in Cambridge, Massachusetts in an unparalleled liturgical and acoustic setting. James is also a frequent guest organist and conductor at Saint Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue, and Trinity Church, Wall Street. As Municipal Organist in Portland, Maine, James performs throughout each season on the Kotzschmar Organ at Merrill Auditorium, please click here for the current schedule. 


Sonnambula: Leonora Duarte, Converso Composer in Antwerp
Presented by Early Music Ann Arbor, Michigan
Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21, 2019
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Municipal Organist of the City of Portland, Maine
Kotzschmar Memorial Organ
Merrill Auditorium, Portland, ME

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James Kennerley & Friends
Friday, September 13, 2019, 7 PM

The Battle Potemkin (Silent Movie with Improvisation)
Adult Costume Parade
Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 7 PM
Family Concert 5:30-6 PM

Motor Booty Affair featuring James Kennerley: Booty and the Beast
Saturday, November 16, 2019, 8 PM
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Christmas with Kennerley
Tuesday, December 23, 2019, 7 PM


Organ Recital
Music Series at South Church
New Britain, CT
Sunday, October 20, 2019, 4 PM
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Phantom of the Opera (Silent Movie with Improvisation)
Maison symphonique de Montréal, Canada
Friday, November 1, 2019, 8 PM
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Organ Recital
Trinity by-the-Cove Episcopal Church
Naples, FL
Sunday, April 26, 2020
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Last updated August 2019.