Jim Benedict received instruction in conducting at Oberlin College. He recently earned a Masters in Music from James Madison University in Choral Conducting. He has directed church choirs in Amherst MA, Emory, VA and most recently he directed the Dayton United Methodist Church adult choir for 12 years.
Jim began his leadership at the Bridgewater Church of the Brethren Youth Hand Bell Choir Director in the Fall of 2001. (photo by Lisa Houff Photography ©2015)