Stephen Helmreich has been the organist at Peace since 1990. A native of the midwest and raised in the Missouri Synod (parochial school, Valparaiso University, and finally Concordia Seminary St. Louis /Seminex), he moved to New Mexico in 1988 to work at the Computing Research Laboratory of New Mexico State University. He retired from there in 2009 when the lab was closed and now devotes more time to music. His academic background is in linguistics and theology and he studied organ with Philip Gehring. He is a member and past dean of the Las Cruces chapter of the AGO. He earned the AGO Service Playing Certificate in 2012.
Dr. Helmreich can be reached at (575) 522-3675 or (575) 571-2099 or by firstname.lastname@example.org