M. Hyslop's educational background includes the DMA in Organ/Church Music at The University of Michigan, where he was a student of Marilyn Mason, a Master's Degree in Church Music from Concordia University - River Forest, Illinois, and a Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. In addition to his formal studies, he studied with Paul Manz through the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and the Paul Manz Institute of Church Music in Chicago. He has also had additional study in organ performance with Maurice Clerc at the Cathedral of St. Bénigne in Dijon, France. As a composer, Hyslop has studied with Conrad DeJong, Richard Hillert, James Aikman, and is a Melodious Accord Fellow, having studied choral composition with the noted American composer Alice Parker.
Dr. Hyslop has numerous compositions for voices, organ, and instruments published with a variety of publishing houses. His biography on Paul Manz "The Journey Was Chosen: The Life and Work of Paul Manz" was published in June of 2007 by MorningStar Music Publishers. He has served congregations in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Chicago, Illinois, and Stuart, Florida. Dr. Scott Hyslop presently serves as the Director of Parish Music at St. Lorenz Lutheran Church in Frankenmuth, Michigan, and he is member of the Board of Directors for Lutheran Music Program, which is the home for Lutheran Summer Music. He and his family reside in Birch Run, Michigan.
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