Kevin T. Padworski currently serves as the Director of Music and Organist at Calvary Baptist Church of Denver and the Artistic Director of The Colorado Chorale. Padworski began his musical studies on piano at age 7, started learning saxophone when he was 9, began vocal and organ instruction at 13, and accepted his first professional organist position the same year. Upon receiving the Mozart Music Scholarship at Eastern University, he earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education with recitals in saxophone and organ, graduating magna cum laude. In 2010 he earned a certificate in Leadership from Duke Divinity School and later finished a Master of Music degree in Conducting with Choral Concentration from the University of Denver's Lamont School of Music, where he was nominated for a Recital of Distinction and was named Outstanding Conductor. Professionally, he has appeared with the Jubilate Deo Chorale and Orchestra, Dallas Symphony, Colorado Repertory Singers, Choral Arts Society, Colorado Symphony, Colorado Children’s Chorale, Cincinnati Children's Choir, Lamont Symphony Orchestra, Opera Colorado, Evans Choir, Lamont Chorale, Distinguished Concerts International New York Orchestra, and numerous solo and collaborative performances. As a composer he actively writes for soloists, instrumental, and notably choral ensembles. He enjoys maintaining a role as collaborative artist with instrumental and choral organizations, including The Colorado Children's Chorale, University of Denver, Colorado Symphony, and the Colorado Symphony Chorus. Padworski is a member of ASCAP, Pi Kappa Lambda, the Fellowship of American Baptist Musicians, American Choral Directors Association, and American Guild of Organists..