Our Staff



Wichita State University Professor 
Director of Musicology-Composition

B.F.A., Ohio University; M.M., Bowling Green State University; D.M.A.. Ohio State University. Former National Science Foundation research associate in computer music: former instructor of theory and composition at Bowling Green State University. Several published research articles, compositions and arrangements. Works for solo harp have been performed throughout the United States, Europe and Israel; recorded on the Orion label. Active in College Music Society, Society for Music Theory, and Society of Composers. A compact disc of his The Dove Descending for flute and organ has been released on the Summit Records label. Received the 1995 Individual Artist Fellowship in Music Composition from the Kansas Arts Commission.  Composer-in-residence at the 1999 NOW New Music Festival at Capital University, Columbus, Ohio.  Winner of the 2002 William D. Revelli Memorial Band Composition Contest for the work “Illuminations.” 


Brother Guadalupe OC, Organist for Latino/Hispanic ministry

El hmo guadalupe maria oc, el organista

El Organista: El Hmo Guadalupe Maria, oc





James Adams, Parish Sexton & Security

James Adams, Parish Sexton & SecurityJames has served St. John’s for 15 years, providing security and recently added parish sexton to his duties.  He is married to Valera, and has five grown children and several grandchildren.  James also holds a full-time position with Episcopal Social Services in Wichita, driving SRS students between jobs and classes, and providing security for the teen intervention program.  He loves to fish!