A native of Charlotte, North Carolina, Evan Wesley Currie is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree in Organ Performance at the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, studying with Renée Anne Louprette. Evan is a member of the Rutgers University Glee Club, Kirkpatrick Choir, the Mason Gross Baroque Ensemble, Chamber Ensemble, and currently holds the position of the accompanist for the Rutgers University Choir. A graduate of Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, Evan earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Organ Performance as a student of Dr. Charles Tompkins. During his time at Furman, Evan served as the Chancel Choir Accompanist and was awarded the prestigious Dr. A Elbert Adams Scholarship, Saunders-Davis Music Scholarship, and the Lindsay Smith Organ Scholarship for excellence in organ performance. In addition to the organ, Evan studied piano with Ruby Morgan. An accomplished baritone, he made his vocal debut in Handel’s Messiah. He has completed additional studies in piano and vocal performance in Arezzo, Italy at the Accademia d’ell Arte and served as an intern at The Juilliard School in New York City.
A sought after accompanist, Mr. Currie has collaborated with multiple choirs in the New York City and New Jersey areas such as Musica Dolce at St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the All Souls Professional Choir at All Souls Unitarian Church in New York City.
As a recitalist, and guest artist, Mr. Currie has presented and collaborated in various musical performances throughout New York City, Washington D.C., Charlotte, Greenville, Canada, and Italy.
In January of 2017, Mr. Currie was appointed the Director of Music and Organist at Bridgewater United Methodist Church in Bridgewater, New Jersey, where he currently overseas a multifaceted and diverse music program comprised of 4 choirs, and multiple instrumental and bell ensembles. Previous positions held include Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church of Denver, as well as The Second Presbyterian Church and Lee Road United Methodist Church of Greenville.