Acclaimed as “one of the finest products of the American organist school” (La Nuova Venezia), Neil Harmon was appointed to the organ faculty at Brigham Young University in 2018. For 19 years Dr. Harmon served as director of music and organist at Grace United Methodist Church in Wilmington, Delaware. A graduate of Eastman School of Music (DMA, MM) and Brigham Young University (BM), Dr. Harmon has performed in South America, Europe, and the United States. Since 1991 Dr. Harmon has served as a guest organist at the Mormon Tabernacle in Salt Lake City.
Dr. Harmon’s compositions include a seven-movement Requiem for choir, orchestra, and soprano; solo organ; handbell choir; mixed chorus; solo voice; woodwind quintet; and brass quintet. Active in the American Guild of Organists, Dr. Harmon served two terms as dean of the Delaware Chapter and twice as co-director of the Delaware Pipe Organ Encounter. Neil and his wife, Anese, are the parents of five children.