|Wes Lockfaw, Artistic Director
A native of Pocomoke City, Maryland, holds degrees in sacred music
from Catawba College in Salisbury, North Carolina as well as from Southern
Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Additionally, he has done graduate work at
Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey studying conducting under
Joseph Flummerfelt and performing under several of the world’s leading conductors
including Kurt Masur and Wolfgang Sawallisch.
A very talented and accomplished organist, pianist, and choral director, Wes Lockfaw
has led music ministries in seven states as well as having served as a choral
adjudicator, clinician, and piano instructor in a college environment. Mr. Lockfaw has
conducted musical programs featuring numerous artists from the national and
international communities and produced in 2007 a recording of John Rutter’s,
Magnificat and Mark Hayes’ Te Deum featuring the Sanctuary Choir and Orchestra of
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church. In January of 2009, he accepted the
position of Organist and Music Director at Christ Church Episcopal in Easton,
Maryland where he directs ensembles ranging from children to adults. Since arriving
in Easton, he has instituted the Christ Church Choral Scholars, an auditioned
ensemble ranging from high school to collegiate level students, and in 2010 became
Easton Choral Arts Society’s fifth director.
As well as having a fine tenor voice in his own right, Mr. Lockfaw is the recipient of
an impressive list of honors and awards and has been instrumental in the
establishment of many choral and bell ringing programs for children and adults.
Having spent considerable time away from the Eastern Shore, he is thrilled to be
“home” again and is excited to be a part of the arts community in Easton and the