Tom Mueller serves as Professor of Church Music, University Organist, and Music Department Chair at Concordia University in Irvine, California, where he directs academic programs in keyboard, composition, jazz, and church music. An award-winning church musician, he serves as Associate Organist at St. James’ Church in Los Angeles. He is an active composer and recitalist.
Mueller earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the Eastman School of Music as a student of David Higgs. He also holds degrees from the University of Notre Dame (M.S.M. in organ), and the University of Maine at Augusta (B.M. in jazz composition and piano). He resides in Southern California with his wife and two daughters.