Costello, Michael D.

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Biography

Michael D. Costello is the Cantor of Grace Lutheran Church and School in River Forest, IL. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Sacred Music from Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, N.C., where he studied with Florence Jowers and Paul D. Weber. He earned his Master of Divinity at Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia, S.C., where he also served for two years on the adjunct faculty in music and liturgy.

A pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Michael has served congregations in Pennsylvania and North Carolina as a church musician and has served as Assistant Pastor and Director of Music at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Columbia, SC. Known best for his creative hymn improvisations and sensitive service playing, Michael is the winner of several awards in organ performance and a composer of both organ and choral music.

Michael is married to Rebekah Weant Costello, also a musician and a graduate student at Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary. Michael and Rebekah have a one son, Andrew.

 

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