Director of Music Ministries
Stephen began his piano study at the age of 4, organ study at the age of 12, and is now in his 46th year as a professional church musician. He holds degrees from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, and from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, with additional study at Southern Methodist University/Perkins School of Theology in Dallas and at the University of Houston.
He has appeared as a soloist on the organ and piano and as an accompanist throughout this country and in Europe, and has worked as a clinician with choirs, solo singers, and particularly in the area of service music and hymn playing, and has been an adjunct member of the organ faculty at Baylor University.
He is a frequent program contributor to several chapters of the American Guild of Organists and has appeared as a national convention recitalist for the Organ Historical Society. An award-winning composer, his hymn tunes appear in several denominational hymnals, and his private voice studio has been nationally recognized for his work with early adolescent female voices.
Mr. Morris is presently Organist-Choirmaster and Director of Music Ministries at Holy Spirit Episcopal Church in Houston, Texas, and maintains a large vocal coaching studio at Baylor University.