Thomas Pavlechko is the Cantor and Composer-in-Residence at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church in Austin, Texas, a church he previously served as Director of Music and Principal Organist from 1994 to 2000. There are eight organists in Pavlechko’s family, among them, his mother and great grandfather. He earned his music degrees from the Dana School of Music of Youngstown State University and the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music, both in his native Ohio. Pavlechko has composed over 25 choral works, over 85 hymns, and over 1,000 Psalm settings, all in print with nine publishers throughout North America, the United Kingdom and Australia. Pavlechko is also co-editor of the new Episcopal worship planning resource, Liturgical Music for the Revised Common Lectionary with Church Publishing. Visit Thom's website here.