- Director of Music
John is originally from Minnesota. Since graduating from Luther College in 2000 with a degree in Music Education, John has conducted various church, high school, college and professional ensembles. He met his wife Carrie at Oklahoma State University where he received a Masters of Music degree in choral conducting while directing the women’s choir there. John and Carrie moved to Baltimore where John has taught upper school choirs and International Baccalaureate Music at St. Paul’s School for Boys since 2006. In addition to his duties at St. Paul’s School for Boys, John was recently appointed as Director of Upper School Choirs at St. Paul’s School for Girls. He began his tenure as Director of Music at Old St. Paul’s Church in 2014 and is thrilled to be working with the OSP Choir and his talented colleague, organist Katie El-Diwany. John and Carrie have one son, Christian, who is 6.