Joshua Stafford is appointed director of sacred music and organist for the Department of Religion at the Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, New York, and is the first to hold the newly established Jared Jacobsen Chair for the Organist of Chautauqua Institution. Stafford served as institution organist in an interim capacity during the 2020 summer assembly season. A native of neighboring Jamestown, he succeeds his mentor and teacher, the late Jared Jacobsen.
Stafford serves year-round as director of music for St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Morristown, New Jersey, where he conducts an RSCM-based program with choirs of boys, girls, and adults.
Stafford is represented by Phillip Truckenbrod Concert Artists.
For information: www.concertartists.com.
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