Evan holds a Doctorate of Music from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. At IU, Evan studied with Chris Young and taught for two years as the associate organ instructor. Evan’s prior degrees include a Master’s of Music from the Yale School of Music and Institute of Sacred Music and a dual Bachelor’s degree in composition and organ performance from the Hartt School. Some of Evan’s compositions have been premiered by Calvary’s choir. When not directing the adult choir, children’s choir, handbell choir, planning music, or practicing, Evan enjoys relaxing with and caring for three rescue cats: Juliette, Irene, and Dominique.