David Shuler

David Shuler

Categories: Executive BoardDavid Shuler was educated at the Eastman School of Music, Columbia University, and the Berkshire Music Center at Tanglewood. He studied organ with David Craighead and Leonard Raver, and composition with Joseph Schwantner, Samuel Adler and Gunther Schuller. Mr. Shuler is presently Director of Music and Organist at the historic Church of Saint…

Michael Shake

Michael Shake

Categories: Class of 2026Michael Shake became the sixth director of music for the First Presbyterian Church in the City of New York in September 2019. At First Church, he shepherds the musical life of the community as a keyboardist, conductor, and team member, crafting weekly worship and cultivating broader worship and music opportunities for the…

Jared Lamenzo

Jared Lamenzo

Categories: Class of 2024Jared Lamenzo is Director of Music at the historic Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, located in Manhattan’s Little Italy. He is also Director of Friends of the Erben Organ, a non-profit dedicated to the preservation and presentation of the Basilica’s magnificent 1868 Erben organ. He has performed on historic organs around…

Larry J. Long

Larry J. Long

Categories: Executive Board Larry J. Long is Director of Music and Organist at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Brooklyn, after having been Acting Music Director at the Church of the Heavenly Rest, and Organist and Choirmaster at the Church of the Epiphany (Episcopal), both in Manhattan. He conducted the choir for the annual Chelsea Community…

Raymond Nagem

Raymond Nagem

Categories: Executive BoardRaymond Nagem is Minister of Music at The Brick Presbyterian Church in New York City, and a member of the organ faculty at Manhattan School of Music, where he teaches organ literature, service playing, and improvisation. He completed his D.M.A. at The Juilliard School in 2016, where he was a student of Paul Jacobs. A native of Medford,…

James D. Wetzel

James D. Wetzel

Categories: Current Board Members, Executive BoardJames D. Wetzel is the director of music and organist of the Parish of Saint Vincent Ferrer and Saint Catherine of Siena. He formerly served as the organist and choirmaster of midtown’s Church of Saint Agnes and as organ scholar of the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, where he…