Steve Smith is a graduate of Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Illinois, where he majored in Music Education and minored in Organ Performance and Theology. He also studied organ at Moody Bible Institute with Lillian Robinson and Gil Mead.
In 1987 Steve founded Triune Music, a firm that represents Rodgers, Johannus, Marshall & Ogletree, and Fratelli Ruffatti Pipe Organs in the Midwest. In this capacity he has designed and installed over 900 organs, and nearly 100 pipe instruments, including the Chapel Organ at Park Church.
Over the past 45 years Steve has served as Organist/Music Director for several Reformed and Lutheran Church. He has served as Principal Organist of Park Church since 2014.
Steve has served on the Board of the Chicago Chapter of the American Guild of Organists and has recently served as the Sub-Dean for the Fox Valley Chapter of the AGO. He has appeared as a guest artist with the Grand Valley State University Orchestra, the Milwaukee Youth Symphony and with the Elgin Symphony in performances o f Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony, Bach’s St. John Passion, and Holst’s The Planets, and the St. Saens' Organ Symphony which has been broadcast on WFMT.
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