KEVIN R. HACKETT (b 1956) was born and raised in Kansas City, MO.
A member of the Society of Saint John
the Evangelist, a monastic community for men in the Episcopal Church
in Cambridge, MA.
He received his B.S. from Oral Roberts University in 1979 where he studied hymnology with the late Paul Wohlgemuth.
M.DIV. in 1997 at Duke Divinity School
, where he
studied with Geoffrey Wainwright.
He was ordained to the Episcopal priesthood in 1998 and presently serves as the Director of Music and Choirmaster at his monastic community.
setting of the Ghana folk song "Christ The Lord Is Risen!