MORGAN, John Michael. b. Macon, Georgia, 24 November 1948. Morgan grew up in a Baptist home to adoptive parents, his father a farmer and his mother an elementary school teacher. He credits his childhood pastor and pianist with early inspiration for the role of music in worship. By the third grade, Morgan was studying piano; he began organ studies in the sixth grade with LaGrange (Georgia) College organ professor, Katherine Cline, which led to undergraduate studies in organ performance at Florida State University (BM 1970) and graduate studies through 1972. He did post-graduate studies with Richard Purvis at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, California and served a one-year appointment as...
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