C.J. Jake Briggs, Music Director

C.J. Briggs leads our music program ~ directing our Choir, accompanying us in worship, and, most recently, developing a  Concert Series hosted in our sanctuary.
Jake earned his B.A. from The College of Wooster in Music Theory and Composition. He studied under Grammy-award winning composer and producer Jack Gallagher, and also studied piano with Brian Dykstra. He played the piano for Wooster Jazz Band concerts under the direction of Jeffrey Lindberg, and recently performed Rhapsody in Blue with the Wooster Symphony Orchestra under Lindberg’s direction. And Jake played trombone in the Marching and Symphonic Bands!
As an instructor at The Music Therapy Enrichment Center in Westlake, Jake teaches piano, guitar, ukulele, and banjo. Jake also likes cooking, writing, and drawing.