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Jeremy Bankson

Adjunct Instructor of Organ

Jeremy joined the staff of First Plymouth Congregational Church in August of 2007 as Associate for Music, and then served as Interim Minister of Music from July of 2008 to August 2009.

As the Associate Minister of Music, he is now responsible for overseeing the First-Plymouth Chorale, Youth Orchestra, and Matin Singers. He also conducts the church’s resident professional brass ensemble, the Plymouth Brass. Jeremy also collaboratively works with the Plymouth Choir/Abendmusik Chorus and administers the Abendmusik: Lincoln Fine Arts Series. Together with Tom Trenney he shares in playing for various services and concerts.

Jeremy is a native Nebraskan who received his BM from UNL in 1997 and is currently working on a Masters in Choral Conducting. He was the Director of Music/Organist at St. John Lutheran Church in Beatrice, Nebraska for three years before moving to be the Associate Director of Music at Trinity English Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1999.

Active as a composer/arranger, he has led workshops, clinics and hymn festivals for the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, American Guild of Organists, Leadership Program for Musicians, Augsburg Fortress and various other churches around the country. His compositions can be found in the catalogs of MorningStar Music Publishers, Augsburg Fortress Press and Concordia Publishing House.

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