Rev.Paul DeHoff and the Board of Trustees of Union Church of Pocantico Hills, New York, are pleased to announce that Mr. Richard Coffey of New Rochelle, New York, has been named the new Organist/Choir Director at the historic church. The Church is well known as the home of the luminous stained glass windows by renowned artists March Chagall and Henri Matisse. Mr. Coffey’s first services will be on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 9 and 11 AM.
Mr. Coffey retired in 2017 after 45 years as the Minister of Music and Organist for the South Church of New Britain, Connecticut. He continues as Music Director of the Hartford Chorale, a symphonic chorus that performs around the world. He holds musical degrees from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Union Theological Seminary. He is the recipient of numerous awards for outstanding musical achievement.