Kevin Jones is appointed director of music for St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Cleveland Heights, Ohio. He earned a Master of Music degree in organ and collaborative piano from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he studied with Karel Paukert, longtime director of music of the church who remains at St. Paul’s as organist. Jones previously attended Southern Methodist University, where he studied organ with Robert T. Anderson and harpsichord with Larry Palmer.
Prior to coming to St. Paul’s Church, Jones served as minister of music for First Congregational Church (UCC), Columbus, Ohio, from 2012 to 2022, and as canon precentor director of music for Christ Church Cathedral, Hartford, Connecticut, from 2007 to 2012. He has planned and organized nine summer choral residencies in the United Kingdom.
From 1997 to 2004, Jones led the Blue Hill Troupe in New York City as music director and conductor. Concerts included a guest conducting appearance with the New York Pops Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall in 1999 and yearly concerts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
For information: stpauls-church.org.
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