LEADERS IN MUSIC PRODUCTION
Jennifer Sheldon, Director of Music
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Jennifer has lovingly served as the Director of Music ministry at La Casa de Cristo for 3 years. Immediately prior to her joining La Casa de Cristo she spent 8 years as the Director of Music at Mountain View Lutheran Church in Ahwatukee and before that she was the Director of Music at Desert Foothills Lutheran Church for 5 years in Scottsdale. Having gained her degrees in Vocal Performance, she has traveled and performed throughout the United States and internationally. Her performance experience includes national industrial tours, cruise ships, theatres, as a guest soloist in numerous oratorios and has performed solo and ensemble work with orchestras across the country. Recently Jennifer has performed two of her favorite pieces – Beethoven’s 9th Symphony and Haydn’s Creation as the soprano soloist. Jennifer is two-time winner of the Metropolitan Opera Competition and a finalist in the McAllister Award. Currently she is artist-in-residence with Opera Antics a talented teaching and performance troupe that educates audiences on aspects of opera in an entertaining and informative way. Jennifer is married to Michael Sheldon, a senior manager of an international supply distribution company. Jennifer and Michael have two children, McKenzie and Casey. McKenzie is an entrepreneur who graduated from University of Arizona with a degree in Journalism and a minor in Philosophy. Casey works in Sales at DHL Express and is a graduate of Northern State University with a degree in Criminal Justice
Dr. Jeremy Peterman, Organist & Director of Carillon de Cristo
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Dr. Jeremy Peterman, organist and pianist, is active in the Phoenix Valley as a performer, teacher, and vocal coach. Prior to joining the ministry at La Casa de Cristo, he served at both St. Peter Lutheran in Mesa and King of Glory Lutheran in Tempe. He earned his undergraduate degrees in French and Piano Performance at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as a Master of Music degree and a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in Collaborative Piano from Arizona State University. He has played for numerous Arizona Opera productions as well as under the baton of Michael Christie of Phoenix Symphony in Igor Stravinsky’s Petrushka, John Adams’ On the Transmigration of Souls, and Osvaldo Golijov’s Ainadamar. In 2016, he completed his final summer as staff pianist at the American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS) in Graz, Austria. He worked there every summer since 2003 – eventually becoming the director of the AIMS staff pianist during that time. Also the AIMS organist and director of church music since 2005, he performed with singers during the summer in many churches in and around Graz. He was previously piano professor at Arizona Christian University and a member of the educational opera troupe OperAntics; he continues his work as principal pianist for Chandler Children’s Choir. Jeremy is married to Rachel and they have one son, Henry.
Bill McKennon, Director of Contemporary Worship
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4 years old through 6th Grade meets in room 307 Wednesdays, 4:00 – 4:45pm. Click Here for more information!
Donna Bosley, Director
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Logan Parkerson, Media Ministries
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Logan is the Owner and Director of a digital marketing and web development firm—Quasar Tech Solutions—where he also produces video content and shoots photography. As a certified nonprofit professional, Logan is also a nonprofit consulting specialist. Graduating from LSUS in 2014 with his nonprofit administration degree, Logan continued his education by attending ASU’s graduate program in Technical Communications, earning his Masters Degree in December of 2016. Logan’s passions include writing, playing, and producing music, studying the word of God, and building relationships through Christ with love and encouragement.
Gary Spears, Audio/Visual Technical Director
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