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Meet the Staff

David J. Cochrane, Director of Sacred Music Ministry

David J. Cochrane, a native of Scranton, Penn., serves as Director of Music at Cardinal Newman School, a 550 student diocesan Catholic school for grades 7-12, and St. Joseph Catholic Church.  Mr. Cochrane holds a Bachelor of Arts from Dickinson College and a Masters of Music in Choral Conducting from University of South Carolina. He also studied choral conducting in Moscow at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory of Moscow under Professor Alexander Solovyev.

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Brad Cunningham, Organist

Brad grew up in Augusta, Ga., graduated from Shorter College, Rome, Ga., with a Bachelor of Music in organ performance. Brad holds the American Guild of Organists  (AGO) Service Playing Certificate, and a Master of Divinity from Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, Miss.   He also teaches organ at Cardinal Newman Organ Academy.

Clare Henry, Bel Canto Director

Clare is a native of Aiken, South Carolina. She is currently music teacher and campus minister at St. Joseph Catholic School. Clare holds the Bachelor of Music Education from Lander University and is a certified music educator. Clare directs St. Joseph Catholic School’s Cantor Choir and assists David and Brad with Bel Canto Choir. 

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