With great joy, St. Augustine of Canterbury, Vero Beach welcomes Tom Hall as their new music director. In this role, Tom will draw from his extensive musical background to provide organ music and lead the adult choir. St. Augustine is a parish of music lovers and looks forward to working with Tom in raising joyful praises to the glory of God.
From Rector Wes Shields, “Tom will be instrumental in the planning and execution of all of our worship services. His job is to bring the beauty of music to bear on our liturgy and to foster fellowship and camaraderie among members of the choir, and I believe he is up to the task.”
A native of Pennsylvania, Tom received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida where he studied with William E. Waters. He holds a master of music degree from Florida State University College of Music where he studied organ with Michael Corzine, harpsichord with Karol Lowenaar, and choral conducting with Clayton Krebiel.
Tom has served as minister of music at First Congregational United Church of Christ of Sarasota, and as organist and director of music at Trinity Lutheran Church, St. Petersburg. He has also served as college organist and adjunct faculty at Eckerd College, as organist for the Estonian Lutheran Congregation of Southwest Florida, and as organist for the German Lutheran Congregation of Lima, Peru, as well as a freelance concert artist.