Andrew Unsworth, a Tabernacle organist since 2007, was raised in Potsdam, New York, in a family of musicians. He received a bachelor of music degree in organ performance and pedagogy from Brigham Young University and went on to receive master’s and doctoral degrees in historical performance practice from Duke University.
Prior to his appointment on Temple Square, he served as organist and assistant director of music at the Cathedral of the Madeleine in Salt Lake City and as assistant professor of music history and organ at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. He has performed throughout the United States and Europe as a soloist and accompanist, including recitals at regional and national conventions of the Organ Historical Society and American Guild of Organists. Dr. Unsworth holds the Associateship certificate from the American Guild of Organists, which also awarded him the S. Lewis Elmer Award. His solo organ recording, French and German Masterworks, is available on the Raven label.
He and his wife, Alison, are the parents of five children.