Interim Organist

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Rebecca holds a bachelor of music from Wheaton College, with studies in voice, organ, and English literature; a master of arts in liturgy and the arts from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, with additional studies in sacred music with Carl Daw and Julian Wachner at Boston University; a doctorate of worship studies from the Institute for Worship Studies; and training in Musikgarten, for children from birth to age nine. Active as a performer, guest lecturer, and hymn writer, Rebecca also works as an instructor at the Sacered Music Institute of America, an organist at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, and an accompanist at Kenyon College and has served as dean of the American Guild of Organists Columbus, Ohio, chapter. She and her daughters have lived in Mount Vernon since 2006.