Stephen Janzen, organist and choral accompanist, received a Master of Sacred Music degree from Union Theological Seminary, New York. His teachers have included Richard Purvis, Dr. Robert S. Baker, and Dr. Alec Wyton. Prior to coming to Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church he was organist at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sacramento, CA, and was also accompanist for The Sacramento Choral Society. He also conducted and accompanied the High Holy Day choir at Temple B’nai Israel for many years. Concert tours with The Sacramento Choral Society and Schola Cantorum have taken him to England, Europe, China, and Canada. He has also been an organ soloist with the internationally acclaimed Music in the Mountains summer festival in Nevada City, CA. Hobbies and interests include rocks and gemology, the seashore, and the mountains.