Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC

Prefect of Liturgy and Music
The Resurrection Choir & Orchestra, St. John Cantius Choir of Saint Cecilia Choir, Cantate Domino Choir,St. Cecilia Choir and Orchestra, Healey Willan Singers, Choirs of St. John Cantius, and Choirs and Orchestra of St. John Cantius

As an organ and choral scholar at Washington’s National Cathedral from 1994-98, Fr. Haynes studied under the tutelage of Dr. Douglas Major, Organist and Choirmaster. Fr. Haynes completed choral conducting studies at the University of Alabama under Dr. Sandra Willets, complimented by post-graduate studies with Dr. James Jordan at Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey. Having studied composition under Dr. Frederic Goosen, he won the American Society of Composers and Arrangers’ Raymond Hubbell Award for orchestral composition in 1992.

Today, he actively composes liturgical music for the choirs and orchestra of St. John Cantius Church in Chicago. Ordained in 2007 for the Archdiocese of Chicago as a member of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius, Fr. Haynes serves as Associate Pastor of St. John Cantius Church, as well as Director of Music and Liturgy.