Tom Trenney is a pastoral musician serving as Minister of Music to First-Plymouth Church (UCC) in Lincoln, Nebraska. At First-Plymouth, Tom conducts four adult choirs, serves as organist for worship, and sometimes even preaches. In 2015-16, three of First-Plymouth’s adult choirs are featured at conventions of the Nebraska Choral Directors’ Association, the Nebraska Music Educators’ Association, and North Central ACDA. In addition to his ministry at First-Plymouth, Tom serves on the choral conducting staff at Doane College in Crete, Nebraska, and he continues to conduct sounding light — a chamber choir he founded in Michigan in 2003. A graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music and the Eastman School of Music, Tom was the winner of the American Guild of Organists’ National Competition in Organ Improvisation in 2006. Since then, his organ and choral recordings have been featured on public radio’s Pipedreams, With Heart and Voice, Nebraska Concerts, and Sing for Joy. His first choral compositions have been published recently by Augsburg Fortress, Morningstar, and MusicSpoke. He serves as the North Central ACDA chair for Music in Worship and is represented nationally as an organist, conductor, and clinician by Karen McFarlane Artists Management. Tom has been featured at regional and national conventions of the American Guild of Organists, the American Choral Directors Association, the Organ Historical Society, the Presbyterian Association of Musicians, the National Association of Pastoral Musicians, the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians, the Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts, the Choristers Guild, and the Calvin Institute of Worship.