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Lorraine S. Brugh is Senior Research Professor of Music at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana. She is also Artist in Residence at Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, Scottsdale, AZ for the 2021-22 program…

In September 2021, Dr. Ilona Kubiaczyk-Adler has been appointed as the Acting Director in Ministries in Music and Arts / Organist at Pinnacle Presbyterian Church in Scottsdale, Arizona. Together with…

Christine Gevert, holds a master’s degree in organ and early music performance from the Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hamburg, Germany. After earning a bachelor’s degree in music theory from…

Maria Bucka has been a professional musician in Minneapolis, MN for over 60 years.  She did her undergraduate/graduate work as a double major in piano and organ at the University…

Organist, lecturer, and pedagogue Katelyn Emerson, hailed as “one of the world’s most promising organists” (Listvinafélag Hallgrímskirkju [Iceland]), is internationally renowned for performances throughout North America, Europe, and Asia that…

Elena Sartori was born in Ravenna in 1967 and she started studying music when she was only 4 years old, with the tutoring of her mother. She studied at the “Girolamo…

Alla Borzova is an awards-winning composer, conductor, pianist, organist, and soprano (lyric coloratura). She is the winner of All-Union Composition Competition, Delius International Competition, a recipient of many awards (including…

Anne Laver performs frequently in the United States and Europe, and has been a featured recitalist and clinician at regional and national conventions of the American Guild of Organists, the…

Lorraine S. Brugh is Senior Research Professor of Music at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana. She is also Adjunct Professor of Theology, teaching in the area of contemporary systematics. From 2017-2019…

Mary Eileen Johnston (aka “MEJ: the other Music Educators’ Journal”) is a lifelong resident of the Philadelphia suburbs. “Grown” into her profession as a Church music leader, her early years…