Deanne Tumpich - Recording Secretary
Deanne Tumpich has been involved in Music and Liturgy for about fifty years, the last thirty-six in the Archdiocese of Chicago. She completed her Bachelor's Degree in Music at DePaul University and her Master's Degree in Pastoral Studies from Loyola University. Deanne served as Director of Music in a number of parishes in the Midwest. Her last parish served in the Archdiocese of Chicago was St. Julie Billiart in Tinley Park, for twenty-five years. The position included work with adult, children and handbell choirs, cantors and accompanists, instrumentalists and a Parish Orchestra for Christmas. Most importantly, the commitment of encouraging the assembly to participate in beautiful and meaningful sung prayer. Deanne is a member of NPM, serves on the Central Music Staff at ODW and belongs to Southwest Pastoral Musicians.