JEREMY S. BRUNS is the Assistant Director of Music at St. Paul’s Church and Choir School in Harvard Square, Cambridge MA. At St. Paul's he directs the Parish Adult Choir, trains the probationer singers, teaches theory and organ, and assists in playing and conducting the eight weekly choral services. Bruns has previously held positions in Buffalo NY, Boston MA, Pittsburgh PA and New York City among other locations, including three years as Associate Organist of Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, where he worked daily with the late John Scott and the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys. Mr. Bruns has also served as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the School of Music at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches TX.
A member of the American Guild of Organists, Mr. Bruns has served as an Executive Committee member of both the Boston and Pittsburgh Chapters, and was a guest conductor for the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts. He is a member of the Association of Anglican Musicians, and an active participant in the Royal School of Church Music in America, having conducted the Tulsa Summer Course for Boys, Teen Boys and Adults (Tulsa OK), and the Rocky Mountain Summer Course for Girls and Adults (Denver CO).
Mr. Bruns studied with David Higgs at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, earning his M.Mus. in performance and literature and the Performer’s Certificate. He has won prizes in major competitions, including the 2003 Dallas International Organ Competition. He has been featured on the nationally syndicated radio show Pipe Dreams, and has accompanied the Saint Thomas Choir for regular broadcasts on BBC Radio, as well as recordings on the Pro Organo label. He has also been featured at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston SC, and has performed numerous recitals with engagements including St. Paul’s Cathedral and Westminster Abbey in London, Canterbury Cathedral, Washington National Cathedral, St. James’ Cathedral in Toronto, Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, Methuen Memorial Music Hall, St. Paul Cathedral and Heinz Memorial Chapel in Pittsburgh, and the Fasor Reformed Church in Budapest, Hungary.