Walt Sayre started his musical career in the New York metropolitan area earning bachelor and master’s degrees from Manhattan School of Music. He is currently the music director at St. James Episcopal Church in Keene NH having retired from a thirty six year music teaching career in New York, New Jersey, and New Hampshire. Professionally, Walt has been featured on piano, organ, trombone, and voice. His music has been influenced by such greats as Bill Evans, Urbie Green, Nat King Cole, and Billy Joel. Walt has performed extensively throughout New England for over forty years.