John Cribb recently returned to St. Ben’s, after serving as our very first musician in 1987/8. He has also served at St. Stephen’s Episcopal, SLO United Methodist Church, Orcutt Presbyterian, Zion Lutheran and First Presbyterian. He has been accompanist for the choirs at SLO High School and Assistant Director of the SLO Vocal Arts Ensemble; and active in community theater as pianist and Music Director for numerous companies. He studied organ with Paul Knox in Dallas and James Bratton at the University of Denver. In addition to his work as a performer and director, John has served on the Board of Directors of the SLO Mozart Festival, Pismo Light Opera Theater, Pacific Repertory Opera, Vocal Arts Ensemble, and SLO Symphony; and as State Secretary of the American Choral Directors Association. When not contributing to the arts, John is a Realtor in San Luis Obispo.