Duke Miles, Organist
Duke Miles first served as a church organist at age 15 in his home church in Metter, GA. The position at FPC came about after a number of years in which he served as a substitute organist in the Savannah area. He was an undergraduate piano major at GSU where he studied organ with Dr. Jack Broucek, much beloved member and organist at FPC for many years. Duke holds the Master's degree in music from Southern Methodist University and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Peabody Conservatory of Music. He joined the music faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill in 1977 where he taught piano and Piano Pedagogy for 17 years. In the early 1990's, he completed a master's degree in social work at UNC-Chapel Hill where he continued to teach in the Music department. He began a career in social work in 1994 as a psychiatric social worker in behavioral services at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah, eventually starting a private practice in Savannah as well as Statesboro.
Glenn Haynes, Organist
As a musician and artist, Glenn was raised as the black sheep in a family with two rocket engineers, a career army guy, and his Mom, who was the Office Administrator for the university physics department of managing laser research. After obtaining a Master's degree at Ball State, he took a job playing music for a church. Glenn is semi-retired now, after about 30 years. He teaches music part-time at Georgia Southern University. In addition, Glenn enjoys many activities, including art, photography, kayaking, gardening, and several phases of construction. He is also the current president of the Statesboro Regional Art Association.