9:30AM Sunday School
11AM & 7PM Worship

2203 San Antonio St.
Austin, TX 78705

Ara Carapetyan

September 24, 2010

Ara has 60+ years of experience as a choral conductor and church musician. A graduate of the University of Minnesota, he pursued master’s and doctoral degrees in choral conducting at The University of Texas at Austin. He is a life member of American Choral Directors Association, a member of Presbyterian Association of Musicians, and the Austin Chapter of American Guild of Organists. For 20+ years he was Director of Music Ministries at Houston’s First Presbyterian Church until his retirement in November 1999. He also was founding Music Director of the Houston Masterworks Chorus. He served as interim Music Director at Atlanta’s Peachtree Presbyterian Church until January 2002 when he was appointed Music Director at Austin’s University Presbyterian Church.