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Richard Glafke, Minister of Music, serves as organist and pianist, conducts a chamber orchestra on special occasions, and directs the Adult Choir, Youth Choirs, and the WCC English Bell Choirs for the Wilton Congregational Church in Wilton, CT (USA). His handbell composition, Golden Breaks the Dawn, has been a featured work at several festivals.

Mr. Glafke was baritone soloist with Beijing Symphony Orchestra and with the Shaanxi State orchestra during the USA Chorus tour of China in 1996. He has sung in Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, Germany, and Italy with a chamber ensemble sponsored by The United States State Department. Mr. Glafke was graduated from The University of Michigan, where he was elected to the National Music Honor Society. He was an organ student of Robert Clark. His vocal studies were with Eva Likova and Jessye Norman. Most recently, he studied with Robert Owen.

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