Organist and conductor Andrew Peters serves as organist and director of music at Second
Presbyterian Church in St. Louis. At the church he directs the choral groups and handbell
choir, plays the church’s restored 1965 Schantz organ, and oversees the church’s Couts
Music Series as artistic director. He plays with the St. Louis Symphony as ensemble
organist and is assistant conductor of the Metropolitan Orchestra of St. Louis.
A recipient of numerous awards, Peters is known for both his organ recitals and accompaniments to silent movies, especially those starring Harold Lloyd. Past performances
include appearances at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine and St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, St. Philip’s Cathedral in Atlanta, Central Lutheran Church in
Minneapolis, St. Olaf College, DePauw University, and more.
Peters holds degrees from St. Olaf College and the Cleveland Institute of Music. His congregational hymn settings for brass and organ are published by MorningStar Music.
He and his family live in the city of St. Louis.