Joined the staff in 2014.
Justin J. Murphy-Mancini is a composer and keyboardist based in San Diego, California. He collaborates frequently as a historical, contemporary, and liturgical musician in San Diego and around the United States. His performance interests include renaissance England and early modern France, and he is composing music that focuses on the development of timbrally-oriented material in response to poetic forms. His music has been performed by the San Diego Pro Arte Voices, Ensemble Sur Plus, red fish bluefish, and others. As an organist and harpsichordist, he has appeared at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion, the BRQ Vantaa Festival in Vantaa, Finland, and the Boston Early Music Festival.
Justin earned degrees from Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music. He is currently a Ph.D. student in composition at UCSD and serves as organist and pianist of First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego. He also assists the music program at All Souls Episcopal Church in Point Loma. Justin can be heard on releases from Acis Productions, Marginal Frequency, and forthcoming from Mayor Tacoghost.
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