Quality Education in the Benedictine Tradition
Fr. Rene Kollar, O.S.B., DeanSchool of Humanities and Fine ArtsPhone: 724-805-2343Fax: 724-805-2812
Josie Merlino, a native of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, earned her Master's Degree in Piano Performance from Duquesne University in May 2012. She earned her undergraduate degree, also in piano performance from Duquesne. She is a student of David Allen Wehr. She is the director of Liturgical Music at Mary Mother of the Church in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, the accompanist of the Westmoreland Children's Chorus, and the Associate Accompanist and Organist of the Westmoreland Choral Society in Greensburg, Pennsylvania under the direction of Tom Octave. She serves actively as an accompanist and collaborative pianist in various venues in the Pittsburgh and Greensburg area, and she also is a frequently requested wedding organist at numerous churches throughout southwestern Pennsylvania.