Treasurer: Alan Shannon
Assistant Treasurer: Bill Cristman
Church Clerk: Judy Miller
Erin Grainger has recently made Vermont her home, and is active as a voice teacher, conductor, singer, and music director. She works with singers in a range of settings, from public school to university and in the community. Erin currently teaches at Saint Michael’s College, and is a professional soloist in the region. Erin holds a Master of Music degree in voice performance form McGill University, and undergraduate degrees in music and education from the University of Western Ontario and University of Toronto. She became the Choir Director of our church on July 1, 2016, and then also, Music Director on May 1, 2017. She is working now to enhance and invigorate our Music Ministry, expanding into our community.
Stephan Conrady spent most of this life in Kordel, a small town in Germany, near Trier, situated along the riverbanks of the Mosel. he started playing the piano at an early age inspired by Cziffra, Horowitz, Perlemuter and Cortot. Living so closely to the Archbishop of Trier, he became fascinated by the grandness in size, sound and scope of the pipe organs. Vitezslav Vorbornik, a Czech organist, pianist and composer took Stephan under his wings and taught him how to master this instrument.
He played during morning services at the Christkoenig Kirche and Jesuiten Kirche in Trier, the Protestant Church is Bitburg, St. Amandus in Kordel, and was invited to play for Bishop Stein on his 75th birthday. Stephan also played a big role in the band “Software” in their beginning phase, while performing on synthesizer and Fender Rhode E-Piano, which resulted in the release of two albums: “Syncode” and “Chip Meditation.” Stephan continued his studies and graduated as a pipe organ and harmonium builder from the Oscar Walker Institute in Ludwigsburg, one of the most famous and accredited trade schools for organ building in the world.
Outside of church, Stephan is known as Organ Builder, Technician, Tuning and Repair Specialist, and also as piano tuner and technician, in Vermont, New England and Quebec.