Liturgical Ensemble | Jeremy Bakken, Ian Welch and Stacy Jensen

Jeremy Bakken and Ian Welch and Stacy Jensen

Liturgical Ensemble

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Bio | Jeremy Bakken

Jeremy serves as director of worship and sacred music at Northwestern Publishing House. He is an active church musician, composer, presenter, and clinician. He served on the hymns committee for Christian Worship: Hymnal, which includes four of his original hymn tunes. He holds degrees from Wisconsin Lutheran College (BA in music and mathematics, 2004), University of New Mexico (MM in composition and choral conducting, 2013) and University of Southern California (DMA in choral music, 2022).

Bio | Ian Welch

Ian WelchIan is a graphic designer and a musician living in Milwaukee, Wis. After graduating from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in 2010, he decided to continue his education in music and liturgical arts in California. He has served as musician and designer at Risen Savior in Chula Vista, Calif.; worked with the vestment company, Panarotto, in Vicenza, Italy; was a key designer for Christian Worship; and is currently the communications director at Trinity in Waukesha, Wis., where he also accompanies worship and is a member of the adult choir. He also operates the liturgical media company, Paramentics (, which focuses on producing graphics for churches and schools.

Bio | Stacy Jensen

Stacey JensenAfter serving Wisconsin Lutheran College as an adjunct professor for almost two years, Dr. Stacy Jensen received a divine call to join the faculty full time in 2005. She holds a PhD in organizational leadership, and she sees her role as an amazing blessing—to be able to share her passion for the fields of communication and leadership with students. She is a regular vocalist with the liturgical ensemble at Trinity, Waukesha, Wis., where she is a member with her husband and three children.