Craig Jessop is music director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. A student of Robert Shaw, Jessop was born in Millville, Utah and raised as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, to which the choir is affiliated.
Jessop received a Doctorate of Musical Arts from Stanford University after receiving bachelor's and master's degrees from Utah State University and Brigham Young University, respectively.
Dr. Jessop retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the United States Air Force, where among other assignments he conducted the USAF Singing Sergeants for seven years. He has performed in the choirs of Helmuth Rilling, John Rutter, and for seven years as a baritone in the Robert Shaw Festival Singers. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.