Tom Fettke holds degrees from Oakland City College and California State University at Hayward. He holds a California Lifetime Music Credential in Secondary Music. For a number of years he taught vocal music in California¹s public school systems. He was a church choir director and minister of music in churches large and small for over 30 years. He was also Director of Choral Activities and Supervisor of Music for the Redwood Christian School System in Castro Valley, California. He is in considerable demand as a guest conductor, clinician and workshop leader. Tom is also a composer, arranger and producer of music and recordings for the contemporary Christian church. His published works and recordings number in the hundreds. Read more
His classic choral work THE MAJESTY AND GLORY OF YOUR NAME is sung by thousands of church and school choirs throughout the world. Tom was the creator and Senior Editor of THE HYMNAL for Worship and Celebration. Since it¹s release in 1986 three million copies have been placed in the pews of today¹s evangelical church. He is also the editor of THE CELEBRATION HYMNAL, a joint venture of Integrity Music, Inc. and Word Music, Inc. It is being heralded as one of the most innovative ³tools² for ministry in the history of the Church. Tom and his wife Jan reside in Brentwood, Tennessee. They have two married sons and seven grandchildren. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.