Category: Artist Profile

We feature female organists in liturgical music and higher education.

Ms. Yumiko Tatsuta is currently a Graduate Student at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, where she pursues Performer Diploma in Organ Solo Performance with Dr. Janette Fishell.…

Shayla Van Hal is a second year master’s student in church music at the University of Kansas and the organist at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Overland Park, Kansas. She graduated summa cum laude with her…

Sarah Johnson is a graduate of Vassar College where she studied organ performance with Gail Archer. A native of Garland, Maine, she has played services and concerts for churches in…

Crista Miller is the Director of Music and Cathedral Organist at Houston’s Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart where she leads the adult and children’s choirs and the concert series, and chaired the organ committee for Martin Pasi’s…

Chelsea Vaught is currently the Director of Music and Organist at First Presbyterian Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana where she works with all aspects of the music program including chancel…

Margaret Co Chen is an Organist, an Organ-Consultant and a Lecturer in Music History and Liturgy. She received her training at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, where she earned a bachelor’s…

Marty Wheeler Burnett is Canon Precentor at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Omaha, Nebraska, where she coordinates the musical and liturgical life of the cathedral under the leadership of the dean.…

Marilyn Schempp holds a B.A. in Vocal and Instrumental Music from Augustana University in Sioux Falls and a Master’s of Music in Organ Performance from the University of South Dakota,…

After an appointment as Visiting Professor of Music at the University of Oklahoma in Fall of 2014, Dr. Damin Spritzer was appointed full-time Assistant Professor of Organ at OU in…