An Earth Day Celebration Performers
Amalia Dobbins (Director)
With decades of experience as a professional chorister and soloist, Amalia Dobbins brings a love for God and a passion for musical excellence to St. Michael’s Episcopal Church. Amalia conducts the childrens’ and adult choirs, serves as congregational song leader and soloist and occasionally writes original music for the church. The vibrant music program at "St. Mike's" has opportunities for amateur and professional musicians who play for Sunday services and several concerts a year in collaboration with regional orchestras, college choirs and other churches. Amalia earned her bachelor's degree in vocal performance from Bucknell University and her master's degree in vocal performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
Douglas Grogan (Director)
Douglas Grogan is in his second year as the Director of Music and the Arts at First United Methodist Church. He has been a church musician and music educator for the past 21 years having. Doug's passion for choral, handbells, and presenting larger orchestral works is a driving force in his ministry. He has volunteered on various music boards locally and nationally. Currently, he serves as the Vice President of Administration for the Fellowship of Worship Artists. Doug earned his bachelor's degrees in music and biology from Mercer University and a master's degree in choral conducting from Mississippi College.
Eric Wicks (Director)
Eric Wicks serves as Minister of Worship and Music at First Lutheran Church and as Shove Chapel Organist at Colorado College. He also plays harpsichord with Parish House Baroque. Eric received his bachelor's and master's degrees in organ performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he studied with Todd Wilson.