Music Leadership

We are led by professional conductors
We use professional soloists and musicians to deliver excellence in performance
Our performances have included Carnegie Hall and international venues - Learn more here
Paul F. Mueller

 

Music Director and Conductor

PAUL F. MUELLER is key to this excellence. He is a consummate musician, a wonderful teacher with a good sense of humor.

Maestro Mueller is a versatile musician who has excelled in operatic, orchestral and choral repertoire.

The 2019-2020 season marks Maestro Mueller’s twenty-fourth season as Music Director of the Greenwich Choral Society. Paul is professor emeritus of the Music Department at Hunter College in Manhattan  where he served as Director of Choral Activities for 31 years. He holds master's and doctoral degrees in Choral Conducting from Indiana University School of Music.

 

 

James D. Wetzel

Accompanist & Assistant Conductor

Director of Music and Organist of the Parish of Saint Vincent Ferrer and Saint Catherine of Siena on Manhattan's Upper East Side where he directs the professional Schola Cantorum in over 70 services annually. 

James earned a bachelor’s degree in organ performance from The Julliard School where he studied with Paul Jacobs and was the first person ever to graduate with a master’s degree and a professional studies certificate in choral conducting from Manhattan School of Music under Kent Tritle. He also studied privately with Donald K. Fellows and Robert Page . 

Jonathan Vaughn

 

 

Accompanist

Associate Director of Music at Christ Church, Greenwich CT.

 

Prior to this had held positions at The Cathedral of All Saints, Albany NY and Wells Cathedral in the UK. One of the youngest ever prizewinning Fellows of the Royal College of Organists, he studied with Dame Gillian Weir and Simon Williams.

 

As an organist he has performed recitals across the UK. As a choir trainer, he was Musical Director of several choirs in the United Kingdom and has directed some of the principal works in the choral-orchestral repertory.