A native of Thorold, Ontario, Canada, Ken Cowan received his Bachelor of Music from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and his Master of Music and Artist Diploma from the Yale Institute of Sacred Music. His past positions have included Associate Organist and Artist in Residence at Saint Bartholomew’s Church, New York City, and Assistant Organist posts at Saint James Episcopal Church and the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin in New York City and Saint Clement’s Church in Philadelphia. Associate Professor of Organ at Westminster Choir College, he maintains a full studio of organ students and is one of the most sought-after concert organists in North America. He has won numerous awards in the United States and Canada, and has been a featured artist at regional and national conventions of the American Guild of Organists, the Organ Historical Society and the Royal Canadian College of Organists. He has also been on the roster of Associate Organists for the famous Wanamaker Grand Court organ in Philadelphia. He has released several critically acclaimed CDs on the JAV label.