Richard Webster, FRSCM, is director of music and organist at Trinity Church, Boston, and music director of Chicago’s Bach Week Festival. In 2003, he was named organist and choirmaster emeritus of St. Luke’s Church in Evanston, where for thirty-one years he led a distinguished music program. The 1998 restoration of that church’s 1922 E. M. Skinner organ was completed under his leadership. As a composer, he is published by six houses, including Advent Press, which features his music exclusively. Active as a choral clinician, recitalist, and hymn-festival director, he has performed and recorded with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. His teachers include Peter Fyfe, Karel Paukert, and Wolfgang Rübsam. As a Fulbright Scholar, he was organ scholar at Chichester Cathedral. He loves running and has completed twenty-six marathons, dressed variously as J.S. Bach, Abraham Lincoln, Paul Revere, Robin, the Easter Bunny, the Cat in the Hat, and Prince William.