Bankson, Jeremy J.

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Jeremy J. Bankson is the Associate Minister of Music at First-Plymouth Congregational Church in Lincoln, Nebraska where he joined the staff in August of 2007. He is responsible for the First-Plymouth Chorale, Youth Orchestra, and also conducts the church’s resident ensemble, the Plymouth Brass - an ensemble of 10 professional musicians who participate monthly in the worship services at First-Plymouth as well as for concerts and other special events. He also collaboratively directs the Plymouth Choir and Abendmusik Chorus and shares the responsibilities of playing the 112 rank Shoenstein organ for various services and concerts. In addition to his position at First-Plymouth Church Jeremy is the Executive Director of the Abendmusik: Lincoln Concert Series.

Jeremy is a native Nebraskan who received his BM from UNL in 1997 and did post graduate studies in choral conducting from 2007-2010 He served as Director of Music/Organist at St. John Lutheran Church in Beatrice, Nebraska from 1997-1999 before moving to be the Associate Director of Music at Trinity English Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1999. Active as a composer/arranger, he has led workshops, clinics and hymn festivals for the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, American Guild of Organists, Leadership Program for Musicians, Augsburg Fortress and various other churches around the country. His compositions can be found in the catalogs of MorningStar Music Publishers, Augsburg Fortress Press and Concordia Publishing House and have been heard on the nationally syndicated radio program The Lutheran Hour. His work can also be heard on the CD "Sing with All the Saints in Glory."