Dr. Hamilton is Minister of Music at the historic Church of the Holy Trinity (Episcopal) in New York City, where he conducts the semi-professional Holy Trinity Choir and is Artistic Director of Music at Holy Trinity, the church subscription concert series. He is also a member of the artist faculties at Hunter, Mannes, and Queens Colleges.
He was Dean of the New York City Chapter of the American Guild of Organists from 1998 to 2004.
Dr. Hamilton, a native of Boone, Iowa, began the study of organ as a fourth grader. His organ instructors include Marie-Claire Alain in Paris; Russell Saunders at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa; John Walker at the Manhattan School of Music, Manhattan, New York; and Marianne Webb at Iowa State University in Ames and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Marianne Webb is a native of Topeka.
PATRONS OF THE AGO
Dan Abrahamson, Portia Allbert. Dina Evans, Roger Goetz, Nicolas Good, Sharon Hettinger, Christopher Hilberg, Burney Mendenhall, Norma Pettijohn, Wayne Taylor, Lloyd Woodburn, and Trevis Young