Douglas S. Williams serves All Saints as Cantor, where he directs adult, children’s, and handbell choirs, plans worship, and plays organ and piano for both traditional and contemporary worship. Doug received the Bachelor of Arts in Education degree with an emphasis in Parish Music from Concordia College (now Concordia University Chicago) in River Forest, IL. He has served in part- and full-time teaching and church music positions at Lutheran schools and churches in Elgin, Oak Lawn, Chicago, Des Plaines, and Schaumburg, IL, and Dallas, TX.
In addition to work as a church musician, Doug sang and recorded professionally with the Schola Cantorum of St. Peter-in-the-Loop (Chicago) Catholic Church, and accompanied the Windy City Gay Chorus. When not making music, Doug enjoys reading non-fiction and historical fiction books and researching his family history: Lutheran and Catholic ancestors of Germanic origin.