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educator , Lay worker

Gene Paul Strayer, American lay worker, educator. Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1964-1965; recipient Dean's award for distinguished teaching University Pennsylvania, 1981, Woodrow Wilson Teaching internship Woodrow Wilson Foundation, 1969-1970. Member American Academy Religion, American Guild of Organists (dean York chapter 1990-1993), American Musicological Society.

Background

Strayer, Gene Paul was born on August 17, 1942 in York, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Paul Martin Henry and Hope Romaine (Asper) Strayer.

Education

Bachelor, American University, 1964. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1968. Master in Sacred Music, Union Theological Seminary, 1972.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1991.

Career

Assistant professor religious studies University Colorado, Boulder, 1972-1978. Lecturer in religious studies University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1979-1986. Organist, choirmaster Trinity United Church of Christ, York, Pennsylvania, 1986-1996.

Seminary organist, adjunct professor church music and world religions Lancaster (Pennsylvania) Theological Seminary, 1987-1996. Minister music St. Rose of Lima Church, York, since 1996. Founder, conductor York Ecumenical Choral Society, since 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Theology of Beethoven's Masses, 1991.

Membership

Member American Academy Religion, American Guild of Organists (dean York chapter 1990-1993), American Musicological Society.

Connections

father:
Paul Martin Henry Strayer

mother:
Hope Romaine (Asper) Strayer