Jon Bates

Hi all, my name is Jon Bates and I am so excited to be a part of the Springhouse Ministry Team. I was born and raised in Shoreview, MN. There I grew up with my parents, Ray and Malu, and two older sisters Katy Jo and Becky and grandma. growing...

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Mike Vasich

Originally from Chicagoland, Mike transplanted to Minnesota to study at Macalester College, where he graduated from with a B.A. in Music in 2005. While at Macalester, Mike studied classical piano with Donald Betts and Mark Mazullo, jazz piano with Ellen Lease and Benny Weinbeck, and composition and theory with Marjorie...

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Caroline Povolny

Caroline Povolny is a classical trained light lyric soprano.  She is currently pursuing her DMA in vocal performance with the University of Minnesota. Her Operatic roles include Pamina (The Magic Flute), Barena (Jenufa), Lucia (The Rape of Lucretia), and Drusilla (L’incoronazione Di Poppea).  She also specializes in Recital repertoire and enjoys...

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Deb Murphy

Deb is a life-long Disciple and a preacher’s kid to boot. Born in Omaha, Nebraska, she spent most of her growing up years in West Central Illinois and her senior year of high school in Germany. She received her BA from Knox College earned an MS in Health Science at...

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Brianna Farah

Brianna Farah has a Bachelors and Masters degree in Music, Vocal Performance from the University of Minnesota. While at the University Brianna enjoyed performing as Rosalinde in Richard Strauss’ Die Fledermaus and Zweite Dame in The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as well as performing in the chorus for...

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Adam Conrad

Adam Conrad is an American composer/conductor that ranges from folk music to the concert hall. Hailing from Los Angeles, California, after attending school, he found himself in the twin cities where he collided with great opportunity.Since the age of 10, Conrad has been composing and conducting music under the guidance...

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Laurie Feille

Rev. Feille graduated with a Masters of Divinity from Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University in December 1996 and was ordained by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in January 1997. Rev. Feille served First Christian Church, Garland, Texas as part time Youth Minister and full time Associate Minister;...

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