Workshop – A Discussion for New Organ Teachers: Where to Start and How to Proceed?
7/9/2020 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Stephen Price currently teaches organ and church music at Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. He is a native of Buffalo, NY, and attended Western Connecticut State University where he received a Bachelor of Music degree. Following his undergraduate career, Price received a Fulbright Scholarship to Toulouse, France, where he studied historical and modern performance practices of French organ music. Price subsequently attended the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University receiving a Master of Music degree and is currently finishing research centered around organ pedagogy in fulfillment of the Doctor of Music degree.
Stephen has a passion for teaching and sharing his gifts with others in a community setting. He served as an instructor for the 2014-15 Sacred Music Intensive Workshop at Indiana University and as Associate Director of Music at First United Methodist Church, San Diego, CA, 2015-17.
Price is currently the Choir Director and Organist at Plainfield United Methodist Church and serves on the executive committee of the Indianapolis AGO, while also working with area churches in hiring music staff and building their music ministry.
He is also an active recitalist and has performed around the US, including the Northeast AGO Regional Convention (2019). Price’s teachers and mentors include Marguerite Robinson, Frank Scinta, Andrew Scanlon, Andrew Cantrill, Vince Edwards, Stephen Roberts, Michel Bouvard, Jan Willem Jansen, Janette Fishell, Bruce Neswick, Elisabeth Wright, and Wilma Jensen.