Professional Resources


Marti Mortensen Ahern     512-219-7457

Stephen Boyles, SPC   512-471-3548

Sara Burden-McClure   512-834-1553

Weekday services, weddings, funerals

David Cappolino    512-653-6540

Michael De La Garza   832-527-3747

Gregory Eaton    917 916-4686

Weekday services, weddings, funerals, lessons 

Carol Giorda, BME   512-423-2030

Austin Haller

Chris Oelkers  512-589-1966

Dr. David J. Polley, DMA   512-784-8810

David S. Thoresen   512-913-3759

John Wassmuth, BMus   856-649-2837

Helen Wiley, MM   706-615-1283

Job Openings

 Triumphant Love Lutheran Austin

Interim  organist, Jan. 1 thru June 9, 2019. One Sunday worship service, one  choir rehearsal on Wednesdays at 4:30 pm. May become permanent position.  New Johannus Ecclesia 3-manual organ in January. Contact for job description and application.

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Beaumont TX

Director of Music Ministry, salary $35k to $40k.

Plan,  develop and implement wide range of musical expiences for welcoming and  missional community. Proficiency in piano & keyboard and Bachelor's  degree in music or demonstrated experience. Schantz pipe organ,  Steinway grand, harpsichord, timpani, handbells. Opportunity to  establish a music academy. Send cover letter, resume and references to  Bart Gaskin at

 (409) 504-8577

Mount Olive Lutheran Hwy 290W Austin

Part-time  organist/choir director for 8:00am Sunday traditional service and  special holiday services. Accompany soloists and instrumentalists and  possibly play keyboard in the 10:30am contemporary service praise band.  1925 Estey pipe organ, II/32. Salary negotiable with education,  experience and responsibilities. Contact Karen Harris at

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Austin

Organist  for 2 masses/1 rehearsal weekly with one additional mass and rehearsal  monthly, plus Holy Days and seasonal serices. 3-manual walker digital  organ (2012). $21,000 annual salary. Contact Director of Music Benjamin  Balleza at

Bethany United Methodist Austin

Part-time  organinst/pianist for 3,000-member church in NW Austin. Two traditional  Sunday services; accompany 70-voice Chancel Choir, Women's Ensemble,  orchestra and vocalists. Wednesday and Thursday night rehearsals. Salary  negotiable. Contact Curt Olson, Director of Music Ministries at

First Austin (Baptist)

Downtown Austin

Full-time  Minister of Music responsible for planning, organizing and coordinating  music and liturgy in collaboration with the Senior Pastor. Conduct  Sanctuary Choir and other ensembles; supervise the teaching of  children's, youth and handbell choirs; develop long term goals. Master's  degree is required, with either the Master or Undergraduate degree in  music or music education, as is 5 years' experience conducting large and  small choirs at a medium-sized or larger church. Send cover letter,  resume and references to

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Church at Horseshoe Bay TX

Current Officers

 Gregory Eaton, Dean

 Jack Martin, Sub-Dean and Secretary

 Joy Chandler, Treasurer

    Dr. John Schmidt, FAGO, Education and


Dr. John J. Hoffman, Newsletter

  Paul Keith, Website

  Other Board Members:

  Charles Mallory, Dr. David Polley

Past Deans

2012-2016 Aaron Garcia
2007-2012 Paul Keith
2004-2007 Scott Davis
2000-2004 Scott McNulty
1998-2000 Jo Johnson
1996-1998 Jeff Hubbard
1992-1996 Kevin McClure
1988-1992 Jack P. Martin, SPC
1984-1988 Paula J. White
1982-1984 John Hooks
1981-1982 Jean Fuller
1979-1981 Robert P. Rapp
1976-1979 Charles L. Smith, Jr.
1973-1976 James H. Johnston, Jr.
1972-1973 Karen McFarlane
1971-1972 Frank Speller
1968-1971 Otto Hofmann
1962-1967 Myron Braun, AAGO    

Next Region VII Convention

Denver, Colorado

July 7-10, 2019