Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Sean Elliot Beachy

Announcing our First Annual Anthem Competition winner: Sean Elliot Beachy.
Sean Beachy was born and raised in Western Maryland. He began studying piano at the age of 8 and continued to be involved with music throughout high school. Following graduation, he began his higher education studies at Alderson-Broaddus College in Philippi, West Virginia, majoring in Applied Piano. Sean later studied composition with Joseph Baber at the University of Kentucky and William Averitt at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia, where he earned a Master of Music degree in composition. He is currently pursuing a DMA degree in composition from West Virginia University, studying with composer-in-residence John Beall. Sean is also co-music director and organist for Frostburg United Methodist Church in Frostburg, Maryland. He and his wife, Debi, live in Grantsville, Maryland, along with their three-year-old son, Evan. Click First Baptist Church of Worcester, Massachusetts