Kyongmin Kim is currently pursuing the Master of Music degree in Organ Performance at Peabody Conservatory as a student of John Walker. Kyongmin currently serves as an Organist for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Columbia. Before this, she was an Organist for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in San Jose, California. While she was an active recitalist in California, she performed at Union Church of Cupertino, Growing FootPrints in Los Gatos, and Saratoga Federated Church. During this time period, she also received the Service Playing Certificate and Colleague Certificate from the American Guild of Organists.
After she moved to Maryland, she studied with Donald Sutherland for two years at Peabody. She received the Master Degree Scholarship for 2016 and 2017, as well as the James Winship Lewis Memorial Prize in Organ, Peabody Institute 2017. She was also an active participant in the Peabody Thursday Noon Recital Series.
While studying with John Walker, she has recently received approval from her application and requested recordings to perform as a Tabernacle Guest Organist in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Jordan W. Prescott is a star on the rise as a concert organist, church musician, and director. A native of Greenville, North Carolina, Jordan holds a Bachelor of Music in Organ and Sacred Music from East Carolina University and was named the university’s most outstanding graduate in keyboard in 2017. While at East Carolina, Jordan spent two years as Organ Scholar of Duke University Chapel in Durham. He is now pursuing a Master of Music in Organ Performance at the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University where he was awarded the Milton H. Miller, Sr. Endowed Scholarship in Organ and studies with Dr. John Walker. He is Organ Scholar at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Baltimore.
A frequent performer at the organ, Prescott has performed extensively along the east coast including performances at Trinity Church (Boston), West Point Military Academy Cadet Chapel (New York), and Bruton Parish (Williamsburg). Upcoming engagements will take him to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (Wilmington, NC), National City Christian Church, Washington National Cathedral (Washington, D.C.), and King’s Chapel (Boston). Jordan was awarded a 2015 E. Power Biggs Fellowship from the Organ Historical Society and he holds the Service Playing Certificate from the American Guild of Organists. Before John Walker, Jordan’s primary teachers were Andrew Scanlon and Christopher Jacobson.
Jordan sang with the ECU Chamber Singers for three years including their acclaimed performances at the European Grand Prix for Choral Singing in Spain, Slovenia, and Bulgaria. As a continuo artist he has appeared with the chamber orchestras of both Peabody Conservatory and East Carolina University. Prescott spends his summers on the Outer Banks of North Carolina where he is in his sixth year as Associate Music Director of The Lost Colony, America’s longest running outdoor drama and recipient of the Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre. Under his direction, The Lost Colony Choir has risen to critical acclaim presenting varied repertoire from Edward Elgar to Stephen Sondheim.
Mi Zhou is pursuing the Master of Music degree in Organ Performance at Peabody Conservatory as a student of John Walker. Previously she earned the Bachelor of Arts degree at Shanghai Conservatory of Music, where she studied both the electronic organ and the pipe organ respectively with Professor Lei Zhu and Meng Zeng. In 2014 she participated in the Haarlem International Organ Festival. She has performed in master classes for renowned organists such as Michael Radulescu, Masaaki Suzuki, and Katelyn Emerson. Also in 2014 Mi Zhou was awarded the third prize in the classic division at the Ringway International E-Organ Competition.