Music Director: Deborah Schofield
A lifelong member of Christ Church, Deborah Schofield celebrated her 50th anniversary as our organist in 2018. As music director, she chooses our hymns and service music. Debbie plays organ or piano for the 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and special services, and accompanies the choir.
Choir Director: David Crone
David Crone is director of choral studies at Monroe-Woodbury High School. He was music director and conductor of the Pro Arte Chorale in NJ from 1997-2010 and has served as conductor for NYSMF, the Community Choral Society, the Riverdale Choral Society, and the Boys Choir of Harlem. In 2009 he made his European conducting debut as part of the Liverpool Capital of Culture Festival, followed by a performance at Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral.
David holds a doctorate from Seton Hall University, a master’s in conducting from Temple University and a B.A. in jazz composition from Berklee College of Music. His passion for performing extends into the jazz community with regular appearances as a jazz pianist. He is often a guest conductor, accompanist and clinician at choral festivals and conference throughout the tristate area. David, wife Lucia, and their four children are frequent contributors to Christ Church music in the choir, as soloists, and as instrumentalists. David is also a composer, and his uplifting “Mass of the Living Christ” is a highlight of Easter season.