Choir Director

Phil Theodorou

Choir Director

Biography

Phil Theodorou is a native of Southern California and received his earliest training in music as a chorister with the Pasadena Boys’ Choir. After graduating high school, he received a bachelor’s degree in music education from Fresno State University, a master’s degree in conducting and music education from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, and a doctoral degree in choral conducting from the University of Oklahoma. He began his teaching career in 1988 directing high school choral ensembles in California and Nevada.

In addition to directing music at St. Andrew’s, Phil currently teaches in the Saddleback Valley Unified School District.He also served on the faculties of Cal State Long Beach, UC Irvine, Boise State University, and Georgia Southwestern State University. Today he still resides in Southern California with wife Megan Starr-Levitt, a former “Christine” with the national tour of “The Phantom of the Opera” and their sons Alexander and Stefan.

Testimonials

Mom was a member of St Andrew's for about 40 years. She passed 12/2019. So we had her service here. I,too, have attended St Andrew's over the years. Its a warm, friendly church. Its members are a part of my extended family.

Brenda McFerrinParishioner
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The people are super friendly. Everything is handled with respect and everyone is courteous of others. Very clesn and orderly.

Vicki MenkeParishiner
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Loved the church and the people. They were welcoming to me and it was my first time there.

Michelle MackessyParishiner
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