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Andrew Scanlon to Church of the Advent, Boston

October 13, 2021
Andrew Scanlon
Andrew Scanlon

Andrew Scanlon is appointed associate organist-choirmaster for the Church of the Advent, Boston, Massachusetts, where he will assist organist-choirmaster Mark Dwyer in all aspects of the music program at the Anglo-Catholic parish.

Scanlon leaves his roles as organ professor at East Carolina University and organist-choirmaster at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, both in Greenville, North Carolina, where he served since 2009.

From 2005–2009 Andrew Scanlon served as organ faculty at Duquesne University, and previously held positions at Christ & St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, New York; St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, Buffalo; First Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh; and Marquand Chapel at Yale Divinity School. He has taught and performed at courses for the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) in Charlotte and in Nigeria. Actively involved in the AGO, Andrew Scanlon holds the Fellowship diploma (FAGO), has been a faculty member for three Pipe Organ Encounters, and serves on the National Board of Examiners and, previously, the Committee on Professional Certification. He is a graduate of Duquesne University and both the Institute of Sacred Music and School of Music at Yale University. 

Andrew Scanlon is a frequent recitalist, having performed throughout North America, Europe, and Africa, and has presented concerts and workshops for the American Guild of Organists, the Organ Historical Society, and the Royal School of Church Music.


Other recent appointments:

Daniel Ficarri to Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City

Thomas Mellan to St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Boston

Noah Smith to St. John's Episcopal Church, Tulsa