Performer

An active performer, Jeffrey is an organist, conductor, and vocalist. Jeffrey was recently appointed Music Director at the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland, where he will conduct the Cathedral Choir, play organ for the Sunday Spanish Mass and two daily Masses, and will serve as administrative head of the Cathedral music program. Prior to this appointment, Jeffrey served as Director of Music at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Westwood, where he conducted the Schola Cantorum and Caritas Choirs, in addition to playing organ and serving as administrative head of the parish’s dynamic and robust music program. He was formerly Master of the Music at St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Hollywood, where his duties included playing the organ and conducting the choir for high Anglican liturgies. Jeffrey made his Walt Disney Concert Hall debut in the world premiere performance of David Lang‘s sleeper’s prayer for treble and organ. He has also sung professionally with several highly acclaimed ensembles, including the San Francisco Symphony Chorus and Schola Cantorum San Francisco, and most recently with The Benedict 16 (San Francisco) conducted by John Renke, Tonality conducted by Alexander Lloyd Blake, the Golden Bridge conducted by Suzi Digby, the Choir of St. James conducted by James Buonemani, and the LASchola.

SOLO ORGAN SAMPLES

CARILLON by Alfred Herbert Brewer
Jeffrey Parola, organist
2021 Performance

IN DULCI JUBILO, BWV 729, by J.S. Bach
Jeffrey Parola, organist
2020 Performance

PRÉLUDE FROM TROIS PIÈCES DE ORGUE by Nadia Boulanger
Jeffrey Parola, organist
2020 Performance

CHORAL CONDUCTING SAMPLES

O VOS OMNES by Tomas Luis de Victoria
Schola Cantorum of St. Paul the Apostle
Jeffrey Parola, conductor
2021 Performance

RISE UP, MY LOVE, MY FAIR ONE by Healey Willan
St. Thomas Choir
Jeffrey Parola, conductor
2020 Performance

O NATA LUX by Vince Peterson
St. Thomas Choir
Jeffrey Parola, conductor
2019 Performance

HEAR, O ISRAEL! by Rex Isenberg
St. Thomas Choir
Jeffrey Parola, conductor and organist
2019 Performance