Payon Swartout

Young Musicians’ Program

Payton SwartoutSt. Thomas is thrilled to announce the advent of our Young Musicians’ Program, enabled by a grant from the St. Thomas Endowment Fund. The first musician on our program is Payton Swartout. Payton is a junior at the University of Oregon studying Choral Music Education. He was born and raised in Springfield, Oregon, and graduated from Springfield High School. He is studying to be a choral conductor and will be performing with the well-recognized and honored UO Chamber Choir in the Cathedral de Santiago de Compostela in Spain for the 850th anniversary of the Order of Saint James this Spring. Payton will be performing at the 10:00 worship service at St. Thomas on Sunday, January 23.