Nicholas Schefstad

MSM - Organ

Nicholas Schefstad is a current graduate organ student at the University of Notre Dame studying with Dr. Kola Owolabi. Nicholas began his passion for the organ as an active member in the Central Florida Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. He completed undergraduate studies with Dr. Boyd Jones at Stetson University on scholarship. Nicholas graduated magna cum laude in May of 2022 and is a member of the Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honor Society. Throughout his time at Stetson, Nicholas held two simultaneous church positions as organist, pianist, singer, and choral director. Nicholas has also collaborated extensively with the Stetson University Symphonic Band and performed internationally with the Stetson University Chamber Orchestra. He is currently a graduate assistant organist and conductor for the Notre Dame Folk Choir. Nicholas is also an assistant organist at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.