Benjamin Stone is New Director of Music
at First United Methodist Church, South Bend
SOUTH BEND, INDIANA – Benjamin A. Stone was named the new Director of Music at First United Methodist Church, South Bend, where he also performs as organist. As the leader of the church’s music ministry, Stone will continue the exceptional, diverse music program at First United Methodist, including leading the Sanctuary Choir and Hand Bell Choir.
Stone holds the degrees Master of Sacred Music and Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in Organ Performance and Theology from the University of Notre Dame, where he is also currently a candidate for the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts. He serves on the faculties of St. Mary’s College and the University of Notre Dame, where he teaches courses in Music History, Musicianship, and Organ. He is also a teacher within the Organist Training Program of the Notre Dame Children’s Choir.