Church Organist: Bruce Tippette
Bruce joined the church staff in December 2022 as our settled organist/pianist. Bruce is incredibly gifted. He is a composer, performer, and educator. Bruce holds a Master of Music from UNC School of the Arts and a Bachelor of Music from Appalachian State University. His published compositions for chorus, concert band, orchestra, handbells, and ensembles have been performed internationally. Bruce has composed original compositions for choreographers, film, and has co-composed music for a children’s musical. He was chosen in 2012, 2013 and 2014 to compose five new works as part of an experimental collaboration with Cirque du Soleil and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He lives in Winston Salem with his wife, Elizabeth, and their son and daughter.