Rich Dewein is a graduate of Iowa Wesleyan College, where he studied music. He spent 34 years as a high school vocal director and has served several churches as a choir director and organist. Previously, he served St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Des Moines. He is experienced as a choral director, organist and hand bell choir director. He lives in West Des Moines, where he continues to give private voice lessons and serve as accompanist for local school choirs.