Scott M. Hyslop’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Music degree from The University of Wisconsin - River Falls, a Master’s degree in Church Music from Concordia University - River Forest, IL, and the DMA in Organ/Church Music at The University of Michigan, where he was a student of Marilyn Mason. He has also studied with Paul Manz through the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, the Paul Manz Institute of Church Music in Chicago, and he has had further study and coaching in organ with Maurice Clerc at the National Conservatory in Dijon, France. As a composer Hyslop has studied with Conrad DeJong, Richard Hillert, and James Aikman. Dr. Hyslop has numerous compositions published with a variety of publishing houses, and his biography on Paul Manz “The Journey Was Chosen: The Life and Work of Paul Manz” was published in June of 2007 by MorningStar Music Publishers. He has served congregations in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Chicago, Illinois, and Stuart, Florida. Dr. Scott Hyslop presently serves as the Director of Parish Music at St. Lorenz Lutheran Church in Frankenmuth, Michigan. He and his family reside in Birch Run, Michigan.