Donald R. Meineke, serves as Associate Director of Music and Organist at The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, home of Bach Vespers. Before moving to New York, Donald studied choral conducting at the University of Texas at Austin, served as Director of Music at First English Lutheran, and was co-founder of Ensemble VIII. Donald held the post of Director of Music and Organist at Trinity Church (Lutheran) in Worcester, Massachusetts for 6 years where he conducted the Choirs of Trinity Church and was founder and Artistic Director of Vox Triniti. He has served as assistant chorus master for Helmuth Rilling, preparing Mozart’s Mass in C minor in multiple cities throughout Venezuela and Bach’s B minor Mass and Passions in Germany and Italy. Donald also holds a degree in organ from Indiana University.