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Ken Jehle

Classical Guitarist

 

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Professional, Experienced, References Available
Studied guitar since 1985
Music Director for Saint Joseph Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Taught private guitar lessons since 1988
Bachelor of Science in Music, concentration Classical guitar, from Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
Actively provided music for Catholic Liturgy since 1990
Completed Education for Ministry Program, Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend
Several years experience as professional musician 

Saint Joseph Catholic Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Brooklyn Avenue 
Music Director-Director of Liturgy 2002 to Present

Plan liturgies for parish: Sunday masses, school masses, funerals, RCIA rites, and weddings

Co-director of Music for Spanish masses: provide liturgical training, develop resources, improve organization
Direct traditional choir, folk ensemble and contemporary ensembles
Supervise administrative volunteers

Plan and control music department budget
Served as RCIA core team member

Saint John Bosco Catholic Church, Churubusco, Indiana 
Part-time Music Director 2001-2002

Organized and trained musicians
Planned and provided music for weekend masses
 

Tri-State Music, Fort Wayne, Indiana 2001-2002
Sales

Sweetwater Sound, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Intern promoted to Sales Engineer 1999-2001

Developed strong interpersonal skills while working with customers and solving problems 
Completed extensive training on music technology
Configured and sold state of the art recording studios and technology-based music equipment 

Self Employed Private Guitar Instructor 
Various Fort Wayne music stores 1987-2001

Diocesan Achievements
Over fifteen yeas of experience within the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend
Seven years experience directing and providing music for the Campus Ministry/Young Adult Ministry
Several years experience planning, directing and providing music for annual Bishop's Retreats
Worked with the Office of Worship to organize, direct and host three successful Diocesan Guitar Workshops
Assisted with the music for the Fort Wayne all schools mass at the Memorial Coliseum (2004 and 2007) 
Served as a member of the Diocesan Liturgical Music Committee for two years 2006-2008
Worked with the Office of Catechesis to provide music for the 2003 Confirmation Rally at Manchester College
Assisted with providing music for the 2002 World Youth Day Send-off Rally at Camp Mack
Co-Director for 2007 Diocesan Regional Confirmation (Fort Wayne area)

Assisted with providing music for the 2007 Eucharistic Congress 
Experience providing music for Diocesan Eucharistic Minister retreats

 

 

 

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