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The Music Director of the church is responsible for directing and or supervising all aspects of church life that revolve around music. The realm of music is extensive and diverse in the life of the Unitarian church, including vocal and instrumental ensembles, adult and youth choirs, and full productions for rites of passage and theatre performances. Sacred, Jazz, Classical, Blues and Contemporary are a selection of the varied categories expressive of our growing music program.
Ila Stoltzfus holds a BA in Music Education from Goshen College and an MME and Ph.D. in Musicology from Louisiana State University. She taught music in the Talented Arts Program in the public schools. She performs with early music ensembles, playing viola da gamba. She has been active in our music program since 1987. Ms Stoltzfus serves as Music Director and in that role directs the Adult Choir, plays piano for the services and oversees the music program for the church. In addition, she is active in the UUMusician's Network serving two terms as Vice President for Member Services and continues now as a Good Officer. She served three years on the board of trustees for the Southwest Unitarian Universalist District.