Ty Woodward, Principal Organist
Ty Woodward holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Organ Performance and a Masters degree in Choral Conducting from the University of Southern California.
He is a former Dean of the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, and has served on the Commission of Liturgy and Music for the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles.
He has also been a Staff Organist at Disney's El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood.
recording credits include a solo classical recording on the Aeolian-Skinner organ at the Kennedy Center
in Washington, D.C. and a theatre organ recording on the Wurlitzer organ at the Auditorium Theatre
in Rochester, N.Y. along with accompaniments for many choral recordings.
has played classical and theatre organ concerts that have ranged from performances at Westminster Abbey, London; Trinity Church
, New York; The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
, Washington, D.C.; St. James Cathedral
, Toronto and the Cathedral of Our Lady
of the Angels, Los Angeles to Shea's Theatre, Buffalo; the Byrd Theatre, Richmond; the Paramount Theatre, Cedar Rapids; the Alabama Theatre, Birmingham and the outdoor pipe organ in Balboa Park, San Diego where his
July 2012 concert was attended by over 2,300 people.
has played several major works with orchestra including the Symphonie Concertante of Joseph Jongen and Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3.
As a pipe organ consultant, he has worked with numerous churches in the design and installation of their new pipe organs and is the area representative for the Schantz Organ Company of Orrville, Ohio.