Joel Bevington

Joel Bevington is currently pursuing a DMA in conducting at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is the organist and choir director at First Lutheran of Richmond Beach in Shoreline, WA where he has developed the children's, youth and adult choirs. He sings alto in the Compline Choir at St Marks Episcopal Cathedral as well as various Baroque ensembles in the area. Joel received a B.A. in organ performance from Wheaton College, IL and a M.M. in organ and sacred music from Emory University, GA. Previously, he was the organist and choirmaster at Rayne United Methodist Church in New Orleans, LA and received a M.M. in conducting at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. Joel grew up in Oregon and is happy to plant roots in the Pacific Northwest.