Larry J. Long was most recently Organist & Choirmaster at the Church of the Epiphany (Episcopal) in Manhattan, 2009-2020. Previously in Chicago, he served as musician at Saint Luke Church (ELCA), Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park, Resurrection Lutheran Church, Irving Park Lutheran Church, and St. Luke’s Lutheran Church (Logan Square). In Manhattan he has played and conducted at a number of churches including St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (Bach Vespers), Grace Episcopal Church, Park Avenue Christian Church, and many others. Active as a composer as well as an organist and conductor, Mr. Long has compositions published by GIA Publications, Inc., Augsburg Fortress, St. James Music Press, and World Library. He was also accompanist and singer with the Cathedral Singers, a Chicago professional choir directed by Richard Proulx. Mr. Long received the Bachelor of Music degree in church music from Valparaiso University and the Master of Music degree in church music from Valparaiso University and the Master of Music degree in organ performance from Southern Methodist with Anton Heiller at the Haarlem Summer Academy for Organists in the Netherlands. Organ teachers included Paul Eichmeyer, Philip Gehring, and Robert Anderson; choral studies were with Eldon Balko and Lloyd Pfautsch. He is a register of the New York City chapter of the American Guild of Organists, and also a member of the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, and American Composers Forum.