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Meet Our Music Leaders

Since 2011 Susan and Gary Brown have led our Sunday worship services with great joy. Blessed with the talents of multi-instrumentalist and songstress, Susan brings to our worship service an amazing variety of sounds via the fretted dulcimer, guitar, zither, autoharp, piano, penny whistle, recorder, and various rhythm instruments. Gary augments this with his sensitivity for varying vocal harmonies, adding harmonica and creative rhythm instrumentations.

Both Susan and Gary have been involved in church music since their childhood days. Susan has worked as music director/leader, ministering through music for more than 20 years. She combines degrees in theology and music from Valparaiso University to continue that ministry.

Susan and Gary Brown are well known in our community, where they share their interests in music and history by presenting programs from various time periods of our country's growth, as well as tunes from the British Isles. Often performing in period costume, the Browns entertain as they invite the audience to travel back and share history through music, dance and story. You may have seen them perform at one of these local events:

  • Tall Ships Chicago - The University of Chicago Folk Festival
  • "Renaissance Faires" in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Bristol, Wisconsin
  • The Stone's Trace Rendezvous in Ligonier, Indiana
  • The Hoosier History Fest at the HIS in Indianapolis
  • The Buckley Homestead Pioneer Festival in Lowell, Indiana
  • The Aukiki River Festival in Kouts, Indiana
  • Westchester Library Music Series in Chesterton, Indiana

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