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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January

06
04:30 pm | January 06
Annual Epiphany Party 2019

What would it be without an annual Greater Bridgeport AGO social event? Join us for lots to eat, a chance to play and sing with fellow colleagues and toast the new year. Executive meeting starts at 3:30 pm - RSVP required.
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May

31
06:00 pm | May 31
Scholarship Winner Recital & Annual Dinner 2019

We are thrilled to have GBAGO scholarship winner Jeremy Paul Jelinek (Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Washington, DC) join us for this wonderful year-end social gathering at the historic First Congregational Church, Fairfield - RSVP for scrumptious catered dinner to Carole Fanslow fanslow@juno.com by Monday, May 27.
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