Samuel Eatherton is the Kantor at Trinity Lutheran Church and School in Sheboygan, Wisconsin where his duties include leading the Church’s song from the organ, directing the musicians of the Church, and teaching music to the children of the school. From 2000-2020, Sam served as Minister of Music at Zion Lutheran Church and School in Dallas, Texas. He and his wife Lois previously served at Trinity Lutheran Church and School in St. Joseph, Michigan.
Sam earned his Bachelor of Science in Education from Concordia University—Nebraska and his Master of Church Music from Concordia University—Chicago. In 2019, he earned his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Church Music from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, studying with Isabelle Demers and David W. Music. His scholarly interests include the formation of children through church music, 19th century Lutheran hymnals, and organ music of the German Baroque.