Michelle has served in a number of different parishes throughout North America, including St. Christopher’s Anglican Church in Burlington, Ontario (Canada), and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania. She grew up outside of Pittsburgh, and earned a PhD, and taught comparative politics and international relations at the college level before beginning seminary. She holds an MDiv from Yale Divinity School and a certificate of Anglican Studies from Berkeley Divinity School at Yale.
Dan came to St. John's in 2012 after serving as organist at Church of the Good Shepherd, Charleston; St. Luke's, Charleston; and Grace Lutheran, St. Albans. He is a Charleston native, who grew up in the J. Henry Francis house (Francis was organist and choirmaster at St. John's from 1902-1945). He studied piano with Mrs. John Hamric and organ with M. Wayne Eich. He holds a bachelor of music degree from Westminster Choir College (Princeton, N. J.), where he studied organ with Eugene Roan and voice with David Arnold. He has held memberships in the Choristers Guild, American Guild of Organists, and the Music Educators' National Conference.