Title: Adjunct Faculty, Music
Started at Calvary: August 2013
Professional Information: B.A. (Piano Performance), University of Missouri, Conservatory of Music & Dance, Kansas City, 2001; M.A. (Choral Conducting), University of Missouri, Conservatory of Music & Dance, Kansas City, 2012.
Favorite aspect of teaching at Calvary:
Challenging our students and being challenged by them to think differently and see new perspectives about God, ministry and the church.
Favorite class to teach: Worship Leading & Literature
Professional Organization(s): ACDA (American Choral Directors Association)
Originally from: Kansas City, MO
How did past ministry/professional experiences lead to your position at Calvary?
I was the Worship Pastor at Graceway and have experience working with a variety of worship styles, music genres, and people in a worship setting. I also studied music at the Conservatory of Music at UMKC and have a BM in Piano Performance and a MA in Music with an emphasis in Choral Conducting.
Ministry/Professional Involvement outside of Calvary:
I am the Hospitality and Dream Team Pastor at Graceway in Kansas City.
Jeremy Schell is a Kansas City native and joined Calvary’s faculty as an adjunct professor in 2013. He is the worship pastor at Graceway, where he and his family have attended for many years. He has a BM in Piano Performance and an MA in Music (Choral Conducting), both from the Conservatory of Music and Dance at UMKC. His teachers have included Dr. Ruth Anne Rich and Karen Kushner (piano), and Drs. Charles Robinson and Robert Bode (conducting). He and his wife Stacey have three children, Adeline, Jackson, and Gideon.