Originally from Concord, N.H., Mary Dolch earned her master's degree from Yale University's Institute of Sacred Music and Yale School of Music, where she studied organ with Thomas Murray. While a student there, she served as the Interim Director of Music & Organist for Saint Luke’s Parish in Darien, Conn. Prior to that, she earned a bachelor's degree from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, N.J., graduating summa cum laude with a major in organ performance and a minor in piano pedegogy. She has won several awards for her playing in both piano and organ, including The Charles Ives Prize (Yale School of Music) in 2015, The Joan Lippincott Competition for Excellence in Organ in 2014, and The Westminster Piano Scholarship in 2012. As a choral singer, she has performed in venues throughout the United States, England and Paris, such as Carnegie Hall, Boston Symphony Hall, the Philadelphia Kimmel Center, The Cathedral Basillica of Sts. Peter and Paul, Westminster Abbey, St. John’s College Cambridge, Lancing College Chapel, Saint-Sulpice, and two live radio broadcasts by the BBC in 2015.