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Our Accompanist

Mark Pudwill

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Dr. Mark Pudwill practices Anatomic & Clinical Pathology and Hematology in Topeka. He currently serves as the Medical Director of the Laboratory at St. Francis Health Center. Dr. Pudwill joined the Topeka Festival Singers as a member of the tenor section in 2001. In 2003, he became the ensemble’s fourth accompanist, following Richard Gayhart, Patrick Grindol, and Joanne Forsyth.

Dr. Pudwill was an organ minor at the University of Nebraska during his undergraduate studies, where he studied with Dr. Quentin Faulkner. He played saxophone in the marching band, and still avidly follows the Cornhusker football team. While completing his medical training, he served as organist for 15 years at churches in Nebraska and Minnesota prior to moving to Topeka in 1998. Dr. Pudwill plays regularly for services at Topeka Baptist Church, and is assistant organist at First Presbyterian Church.