JEREMY KIOLBASSA is a dynamic and engaging performer, specializing in classical and sacred music. His leadership style is characterized by his energy and ability to engage both volunteers and professionals alike. His playing is defined by bold yet tasteful registrations, sensitive accompaniments, and virtuosic improvisations. He attended VanderCook College of Music in Chicago. While there, he was a pupil in the piano studio of Mary Ann Krupa, studied voice with Joseph Martorano (Lyric Opera), and choral conducting and pedagogy with Dr. Robert Sinclair.
He studied organ performance with Dr. Elizabeth Naegele at Moody Bible Institute. Jeremy is currently the director of Music at St. Benedict Parish in Chicago. Past seasons included performances of Haydn's Missa Sancti Nicolai (Mass of St. Nicholas) and Vivaldi’s Gloria in collaboration with the Ravenswood Symphony. In the upcoming season, he will conduct Schubert’s Mass No. 2 in G Major and be the featured soloist for a performance of Saint-Saëns Symphony No. 3 in C Minor "Organ Symphony".