John retired from teaching after twenty-six years with the Montgomery County, Maryland Public School System. During his tenure with the school system, he taught general music for twenty-one years at the elementary level and five years at the secondary level, and worked extensively with choruses at both levels. He received the Broom Award for Excellence awarded by his home county for his work in composition for children.
John has served Warner Memorial Presbyterian Church in Kensington, Maryland for thirty-nine years as Organist and Director of Music. He oversees three choral groups and two bell choirs. Over eighty members of the congregation participate in the music groups of the church.
John's compositions are found in the catalogues… Go to person page >
The kind heart of a woman failed
and men were sent to plead,
"Dear Peter, come to Joppa now.
for Dorcas is in need.
Restore her to the charities
that we have come to know.
She has a gift for sewing that
has helped the church to grow."Go to text page >