Dr. Paul Thorlakson
Spiritual Traditions of Evangelical Churches, 2014
Paul Thorlakson holds an ARCT in Piano Performance from The Royal Conservatory of Music, a Bachelor of Music in Performance from the University of Toronto, and a Master of Church Music and a DMA from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. Currently, Dr. Thorlakson is Professor of Music at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario, Canada.
Dr. Thorlakson began in the Baptist tradition and held two full-time minister-of-music posts (Richview Baptist Church, Etobicoke, Ontario (1986-1989), and Wortley Baptist Church, London, Ontario (1993-1998)). He has since served other traditions (All Saints Episcopal Church, Redding, California (2000-2003); First Presbyterian Church, Redding, California (2003-2006) and Knox Presbyterian Church, Waterdown, Ontario (2010 to present)).