A native of Methuen, Massachusetts, ANDREW SCANLON has been a member of the keyboard faculty at East Carolina University since 2009, where he directs the undergraduate and graduate programs in organ and sacred music. He is the Organist-Choirmaster at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Greenville, NC, where he maintains a full schedule of choral services and, in addition, he serves as Artistic Director of the East Carolina Musical Arts Education Foundation. From 2005-2009, Andrew served as organ faculty at Duquesne University and he previously held positions at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral (Buffalo, NY), Christ & St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church (New York City), and Marquand Chapel at Yale Divinity School.
A frequent performer at the organ, Andrew Scanlon has performed at national conventions of the American Guild of Organists (AGO), the Organ Historical Society (four times), as well as throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. Scanlon has performed in some of the world’s most significant religious venues including The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, and the Church of St. Mary the Virgin (New York), National City Christian Church (Washington) The Cathedral of St. Philip (Atlanta), Fourth Presbyterian Church (Chicago), St. James’ Cathedral and Yorkminster Park Church (Toronto), Saint Paul’s Within the Walls (Rome), Notre-Dame Cathedral, The American Cathedral and La Trinité (Paris) and other venues in England, Italy, Germany, Canada and Croatia. Actively involved in the AGO, Andrew Scanlon holds the Fellowship diploma (FAGO), has been a faculty member for three Pipe Organ Encounters, and serves on both the National Board of Examiners and the National Committee on Professional Certification. Scanlon is a graduate of Duquesne University and both the Institute of Sacred Music and School of Music at Yale University. His principal teachers have been John Skelton, Ann Labounsky, David Craighead, John Walker, and Thomas Murray.