Guest Conductor Biographies

Michael Bower

Michael L. Bower, Conductor and Organist, has enjoyed the privilege of directing wonderful groups of talented musicians on Long Island. A native of Floyd, Virginia, he began formal piano lessons at age six and was playing for Sunday school services in his home church by 12.

Paul French

Paul French is Music Director at Chicago's Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, where he leads a thriving choral program for both children and adults.  For twelve seasons he was music director of the William Ferris Chorale, the acclaimed Chicago-based professional choral ensemble which specialized i

Angie Goćur

Angie Goćur is an Indianapolis native, and the director of a vibrant high school choral program. After graduating from Saint Mary's College with a degree in Music Education, Angie taught elementary music education at multiple Catholic schools in Indianapolis.

James Kennerley

James Kennerley is Director of Music and Master of the Choristers at St. Paul’s Church and Choir School in Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA, where he directs the choir of boy choristers and professional men in daily masses and performances, regular concert tours, recordings, and broadcasts. Mr.