Dr. Mark Sumner, DMA, Director of Music: Only the sixth music director since the Society was formed in 1850, Mark joined the program in 1998, and adds another link to the unbroken chain of excellence in music and choral direction found at UUSF. He has a Doctor of Musical Arts in Choral Music from The University of Southern California and was the recipient of several music scholarships, including the Gordon Getty Music Scholarship from 1989-90. Mark is also the Director of Choral Ensembles at UC Berkeley.
Reiko Oda Lane, Organist: Reiko Oda Lane became the organist in 1997, and has a reputation as one of the Bay Area’s finest organists. Reiko received her training at the Peabody Conservatory and holds the Conservatory’s prestigious Artist Diploma.
Wm. García Ganz, Pianist is Associate Director of the UC Choral Ensembles. He is very active in the Bay Area choral and musical theatre arena. Bill earned a master's co- degree in conducting from San Francisco State University.