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 >
As Rachel mourned her children
King Herod sent to die,
good people stood there, silent,
and no one questioned why,
why children had to suffer
to save a king his throne,
why people stood by watching,
and let them die alone. Go to text page >