Kevin Vaughn is director of music and organist at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in South Bend, Indiana, instructor of organ at Goshen College, Goshen, Indiana, and adjunct associate professor of piano and organ at the University of Notre Dame. An active recitalist, he has recently performed solo organ recitals in Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, New York, and California, as well as collaborative programs with baritone Stephen Lancaster in Virginia and Michigan. Kevin was a semifinalist in the 2013-2014 cycle of the National Young Artist Competition in Organ Performance sponsored by the American Guild of Organists, and, in 2015, he won first prize in the Immanuel Lutheran Church Organ Scholar Competition in Evanston, Illinois. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in piano, organ, and sacred music, as well as the AGO Colleague certificate. In May of 2016 he was granted the first Doctor of Musical Arts degree ever to be conferred by the University of Notre Dame.