He is a master of choristers and organist from Muleshoe, Texas, who received his first piano lessons when he was 5 years old. He studied organ and piano at Texas Tech University, followed by performance and literature at the Eastman School of Music and received the Performer’s Certificate in 1998. A winner of several competitions he was a finalist in the Calgary International Organ Festival and won first prize in the International J.S. Bach Organ Competition.
He has appeared as a recitalist at many worldwide cathedrals in venues such as London, Canterbury and Toronto and in the United States, places such as Boston, Washington, New York and St. Louis. Alongside his appearances on several recordings he has been featured on television programmes and the radio show Pipe Dreams.
His career has seen him as master of choristers, organist, trainer and conductor at All Saints-Ashmont in Boston, St. Paul’s Cathedral in Buffalo, St. Thomas Church, New York and organist and assistant director of music at Christ United Methodist Church in Bethel Park, Pittsburgh. He has been a guest conductor for the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts and was an executive member of the Boston Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.
Choir of St. Thomas’s Church recordings
Once in Royal David’s City (Cecil Alexander and Henry John Gauntlett )
Pro Organo 7200 (CD: Christmas on Fifth Avenue)
Director – John Scott
Organ – Jeremy S. Bruns
Arranger – Sir David Willcocks
Here he plays the 5th movement (Finale Vivace) from Charles-Marie Widor’s 6th Organ Symphony..