Joanna Li began on September 1, 2016 as a member of staff in the part-time position of Organist of St. Paul’s. She had been playing at St. Paul’s since February 2014 and indeed has been our main organist since that time. Her work as a musical director for various theatre companies in various states has had her “off the bench” at St. Paul’s for extended periods. Jo received her Masters of Music in Organ Performance at the Cleveland Institute of Music as a student of renowned organist, Todd Wilson. She has served as organist both at Fairmount Presbyterian Church and at University Circle UMC in Cleveland. Jo has worked extensively as a musical director for theaters including Post Playhouse in Nebraska, Parallel 45 in Michigan, and Heights Youth Theatre in Cleveland. She has also worked as an accompanist for Interlochen Center for the Arts and for Opera Cleveland. Jo is also the musical director for Cape Fear Regional Theatre in Fayetteville.