Laura Lea Duckworth is a native of the Pacific Northwest where she graduated with a B.A. from the University of Oregon, concentrating in organ and oboe. Her first love, however, is singing and music for voices. She was a founding member of the a cappella group evenSong, and has been a soloist with several prominent choirs in Louisville, KY, where she has resided for more than twenty years. She is a composer, primarily of sacred choral music and has written several Psalms and anthems, as well as an entire mass for the New Roman Missal. She is currently the Director of Music and Worship at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Louisville, KY.