Benedict Sheehan

Music

Benedict Sheehan is the Choir Director and Music Instructor at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary and Monastery. Beginning his life in liturgical music as a choir director at age fourteen, he went on to receive a Bachelor of Music in Theory and Composition from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, N.J. (2001), and a Master of Divinity from St. Tikhon’s Seminary (2011). As conductor of the St. Tikhon’s Mission Choir, his discography includes the critically acclaimed Bless the Lord, O My Soul (2011) and the forthcoming album, Memory Eternal. As a composer and arranger of Orthodox chant he is currently working on a new volume of music for the Orthodox funeral and memorial services, to be published by STS Press in early 2013. He and his wife and five home-schooled daughters live in South Canaan, PA.

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