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Divine Worship and Sacraments Contact:

Karen Kane
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100 East Eight Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-421-3131
Fax: 513-421-1582

Anthony J. DiCello
Archdiocesan Music Director
Phone: 513-421-2222

NPM 2017 Youth Music Ministry Institute: Presenters

A Music Ministry Experience for Young People in Grades 8-12

Home Details Presenters Schedule Register


ValLimar Jansen
ValLimar Jansen is a highly regarded inspirational/ catechetical speaker, composer, recording artist, and an extraordinary singer. She is also a regular worship leader workshop presenter at conferences across the US.

Ben Walthers
Ben Walther is a singer, songwriter, worship leader, husband and a father. In addition to recording and writing music, he travels across the country leading worship and sharing his gifts with God’s people.

Tony Alonso
Tony Alonso is one of the most prominent voices in liturgical contemporary music. In addition to several published collections of liturgical music, Tony’s music appears in compilations and hymnals throughout the world.

Michael Ruzicki
Michael Ruzicki serves as the Media and Events Coordinator for Liturgy Training Pub., and the Director of Music for Notre Dame de Chicago Parish. Michael has degrees in religion, art, theatre, theology and pastoral studies.

Choral Directors

Teri Larson

Teri Larson serves as Choral Director/Director of Music and Walter Tambor as Leader of Contemporary Liturgies at St. Mary’s Basilica in Minneapolis, MN. Both have an extensive background working with youth and children. They will be working with our young people on preparing them for the closing concert on Thursday, July 13 at 3:45 PM at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral.

Walter Tambor