Timothy Spelbring, organist, is Music Director at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Mt. Prospect, IL, and also assists with the Bach Cantata series at Grace. He is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and the Yale School of Music where he studied with David Boe and Martin Jean respectively. Further studies were at the University of Illinois with Dana Robinson. Spelbring has received numerous awards including the Paul Manz Scholarship, the Selby Houston Prize (awarded at Oberlin), and the E. Stanley Seder Prize (awarded at Yale). He served as concert scholar for the Westfield Center for Early Keyboard studies and performed recitals nationally on their behalf.