Music Staff

Our music staff work tirelessly to bring extraordinary quality of music to our worship.

Scott Hanoian

Associate for Music and Liturgy, Director of Music and Organist

Scott Hanoian is the Director of Music and Organist at Christ Church Grosse Pointe where he directs the church’s Choir of Men and Boys, Choir of Men and Girls, the Christ Church Schola, the Christ Church Chorale, and oversees the yearly concert series and is active as an organist, accompanist, continuo artist, conductor, choral adjudicator, and guest clinician.

313-885-4841, ext. 102

Dexter (Tripp) Kennedy

Assistant Director of Music and Organist

Hailed as “one of the greatest organists of our times” by The Iceland Montior, Dexter Kennedy is the Assistant Director of Music and Organist at Christ Church Grosse Pointe. He is the winner of the Grand Prize of Interpretation at the 24th Chartres International Organ Competition and has concertized throughout North America and Europe. He is also a rising pedagogue having taught organ at the collegiate level at the College of Wooster and Oberlin Conservatory of Music.

313-885-4841, ext. 102

Dr. Joseph Daniel

Honorary Artist in Residence

Joseph D. Daniel is a free-lance musician whose reputation for musical excellence keeps him busy as a conductor, clinician, and accompanist throughout the state of Michigan. In addition to his musical endeavors, Dr. Daniel serves on boards of the Ann Arbor Youth Chorale and the University of Michigan LGBTQA Alumni Association. Dr. Daniel joined the faculty at Madonna University in 2018. As Adjunct Assistant Professor of Organ, he teaches applied organ lessons and collaborates with the Lyric Theatre in their opera and musical theatre productions.