After graduating from Luther College in 2019 with a degree in music education, Garrett O’Connell moved to the Twin Cities. He has played piano for 15 years and loves to play in musicals. Additionally, he competed in the Lucille Stansberry Rosholt Distinction in Accompanying and Collaborative Keyboard Performance. He currently serves as the youth music director at Family of Christ Lutheran Church in Chanhassen, MN directing and accompanying youth choirs and weekly worship. He also has been playing the oboe for 12 years and loves collaborating with other musicians. He enjoys seeing students grow and learn and believes that it is the most enjoyable aspect of teaching. He joined Kramer’s School of Music in 2020.