Ethan Gainer, Music Coordinator/Organist
Ethan is our music coordinator/lead musician/accompanist/organist extraordinaire! He joined the UPC staff in early 2021. Ethan Gainer, FAGO, was the first ever winner of the newly created Colleague Prize of the American Guild of Organists in 2015. In 2017 he was accepted as a Fellow of the American Guild of Organists (FAGO), winning the Fellowship Prize for the highest score in the nation on that year’s examination. In 2018 he began studying Organ Performance with Jesse Eschbach at the University of North Texas where he was recognized with the Outstanding Graduate Student in Organ award, and in 2019 was the First Prize winner in the graduate division of the 48th Hall Pipe Organ Competition in San Antonio. He is currently planning a series of recitals presenting the complete organ works Marcel Dupré. Ethan lives in Greenville with his wife, Mary, and two sons, John and James.
Heather Lind, Family Ministries Coordinator
Pat De Mayo, Administrative Assistant