Ken was born and raised in suburban Erie, PA, and earned a Bachelor of Music from Mercyhurst College in 1987. His career in church music spans 30 years. most of which have been in the role of music director. Ken has been the Music Director at St. Irenaeus Church from Sept. 2005 - August 2012 and as the Dir. of Music & Worship from Feb. 2015 - current. He is also a part-time piano tuner/technician, servicing pianos for 20 years.