John Schimminger


John Schimminger is Hymnist/Composer in Residence at St. John’s-Grace Episcopal Church in Buffalo, New York.

His works have been performed at churches throughout Buffalo and the Western New York area and at places as far flung as Philadelphia and Ballyclare, Northern Ireland. Several of his hymn tunes are included in the Darcey Press publication In Melody and Songs: Hymns from the Psalm Versions of Isaac Watts. His hymn When Comes the Time is included in the collection Hymns for the Holy Other assembled by the Hymn Society of the United States and Canada. His setting of The Serenity Prayer was commissioned by Alan Ryan as a tribute to Al-Anon.