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Shaun has been the Director of Music and Worship Arts at Ashland since May 2004, directly after earning his B.S. in Vocal Music Education with a performance emphasis from Missouri Western State University. He is responsible for all church programs related to worship, music, and worship arts. This includes directing the Chancel Choir, Bell Tones handbell choir, and the worship team and praise band. With the support of a worship concept team, Shaun is charged with designing and organizing each of Ashland's worship services. Other areas he is in charge of include the drama ministries, the Audio/Visual technology teams, all special events and concerts hosted by Ashland, as well as directing all web, videography, and social media ministries. Outside of Ashland, Shaun is an adjunct professor of music at Missouri Western State University where he teaches private voice, fundamentals of voice and works heavily in the musical theatre program. Shaun is also active in the community as a director, performer, soloist, especially with the local community theatre, Robidoux Resident Theatre. In December 2009, Shaun completed his M.A. degree in choral conducting from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music. When not working or singing, Shaun loves spending quality time with his wife, Jessica, their dynamic dog-duo, Ferris and Fiona and their daughter born in February 2018, Olivia.

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