Jacobson, Dr. Paul

First Church Congregational Fairfield

Paul is the Acting Director of Music at First Church Congregational Fairfield.

Dr. Paul Jacobson has served the Church as a musician, educator, and writer for more than 30 years, serving parishes in more than a half-dozen denominational traditions. A native Midwesterner, he received a B.A. in Music (Organ Performance) at Blackburn College in Carlinville, Illinois. He was a George Marshall Fellow at The Royal Danish Conservatory in Copenhagen, studying with Grethe Krogh (organ) and Dan-Olof Stenlund (choral conducting). Paul earned dual graduate degrees in Religion and Organ Performance through the Yale University Institute of Sacred Music, where he studied organ with Gerre Hancock and Charles Krigbaum. His PhD is from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley (CA), where his dissertation focused on liturgical history in the Early Middle Ages. He was ordained to the priesthood of the Episcopal Church in 2010, and has served parishes in New Jersey and Connecticut.

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06:00 pm | June 02
Scholarship Winner Recital & Annual Dinner

We are thrilled to have GBAGO scholarship winners Colin MacKnight (Julliard Doctorate student) and Alden Wright (Eastman under grad student) join us for this wonderful year-end social gathering at the beautiful Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield - RSVP for scrumptious catered dinner to Carole Fanslow fanslow@juno.com by Monday, May 29.
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