Kevin Vogt is music director for St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Leawood, Kansas, and Lecturer in Organ and Church Music at the University of Kansas. He holds degrees in organ performance and church music from St. Olaf College, the University of Notre Dame, and the University of Kansas. While at Notre Dame, he was a graduate assistant to Dr. Gail Walton at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Dr. Vogt has subsequently served a variety of Roman Catholic churches throughout the Midwest, including the Cathedral of Saint Paul in St. Paul, Minnesota, and Saint Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha, Nebraska, where he founded the Saint Cecilia Schola Cantorum, an innovative diocesan initiative aimed at developing an exemplary cathedral music ministry, a choir school, and an institute of sacred music. There he also led the commissioning of a celebrated dual-tempered cathedral organ by Martin Pasi. He was concurrently a visiting lecturer at The Liturgical Institute of the University of St. Mary of the Lake in Mundelein, Illinois. Kevin resides in Overland Park, Kansas, with his wife Susan and their three children, Grace, Anna Magdalena, and Andrew.