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Cathedral Music Director and Organist
After serving as Interim Music Director and Organist, Mr. Todd Beckham was named to the post permanently in early 2017. Todd also had served as a substitute organist and a Choral Scholar since May, 2016.
Todd has an extensive background in Episcopal Church music and choral direction and while in Massachusetts, he was the organist and director of music at St. Barnabas Episcopal, Falmouth (2011 – 2016). He also served at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, Milton (2002 – 2011); Boston University Episcopal Chaplaincy (1999 – 2009); and St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church, Dover (1993 – 2002). While at the Diocese of Massachusetts, he was an instructor in Liturgical Planning and Hymnology for the Diocesan Leadership Program for Musicians (2000 – 2005). Beyond the Church, he was the conductor of the Meridian Singers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2008 – 2016) as well as other ensembles and has broad experience as a music teacher.
Todd has a Bachelor of Music in Organ Performance from Youngstown State University and a Master of Music in Organ and Harpsichord Performance from Converse College. He has also done postgraduate studies in Choral Conducting and Sacred Music at Boston University.
An Episcopalian, confirmed by Bishop Barbara Harris, Todd is married to Jennifer Mindek Beckham. Todd and Jennifer moved to Hawaiʻi in May 2016 and his wife is Parish administrator at St. Elizabeth’s.