John has been involved in music and educational ministry for over twenty years as an educator, elementary school principal, music director, liturgy director, and composer. He has taught on the elementary, secondary, and college levels and is presently on the Campus Ministry Team at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, where he serves as the Director of Liturgy and Music and teaches in the Graduate School of Continuing Education. John has served as the Chairperson of the Liturgy Committee and Music Director for the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress since 1991. He is also a contributing writer for Modern Liturgy, Pastoral Music, Our Family, and Hosanna magazines. He sits on the Editorial Board of Table. His compositions and recordings are published by World Library Publications and GIA Publications. His credits include scoring soundtracks for Lorimar and ABC. He has worked extensively with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishop. In 2019, John delivered the keynote address of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians. John is thrilled to work with parish, diocesan, and Catholic school leaders to create musical pilgrimages that “make a joyful noise” through song and service!
Scott has 30 years of experience as a marketing, events, and publishing professional, from choral print music to planning concert events in some of the most iconic venues around the world. Featuring stints with Getty Music, Word Music, and Pine Lake Music, he has partnered with music publishing companies to create and promote the best Catholic and mainline denominational music resources (e.g. GIA, OCP, WLP, Hinshaw, Oxford, Fred Bock, Shawnee, and more) and has worked with many of the most successful composers and arrangers in sacred music.
At Word Music, Scott served as Senior Director of Marketing, highlighted with the release of the bestselling The Celebration Hymnal and at Getty Music, he helped to develop and manage the highly successful Sing! Global Conference and Carnegie Hall concert events.
In addition to his music industry experience, Scott co-founded an international music performance travel company and spent many years planning life-changing pilgrimage experiences for thousands of travelers. His passport stamp count is approaching 50 countries…and counting.
Scott lives in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife, Beverly. He plays trombone and enjoys music of all styles. Scott also enjoys hiking, art museums, and college sports and roots for his alma mater, the University of Kentucky.
Sarah Chapman is the logistics coordinator for each Jubilate group. Her vast experience with international and domestic travel includes the Oberammergau Passion Play, musical pilgrimages, and customized pilgrimage planning. Sarah works directly with our affiliate offices around the world to confirm tour managers, hotels, meals, and pilgrimage site entrances. She oversees the registration process for each group, secures airline contracts, and creates promotion materials for parish, diocesan, and social media marketing. Sarah holds degrees in Education and Psychology.
Born and raised in Switzerland, Roland Zuehlke arrived in the U.S. in 1987 to complete his studies in New York and launch a career in marketing and advertising. He has held senior positions at Switzerland Tourism and Kuoni Tours amassing more than 20 years of experience meeting the demands of discerning and knowledgeable Catholic parish and school music directors. His career includes organizing Catholic pilgrimages and many large Catholic music festivals in Austria, France, Germany and Italy as well as international events such as the Oberammergau Passion Play, the World Meeting of Families, and World Youth Day.
In charge of program management, Zoe Franciscus draws heavily on her creativity and broad knowledge of European group travel. Active in her Catholic faith, Zoe was raised in Ireland and holds a B.A. in International Marketing and Japanese. Since 1997 Franciscus has held various executive positions while working for several multi-billion dollar international tour operators. She has organized successful international Catholic music festivals in Canterbury, Lincoln, Lucerne, Paris, Rome, Salzburg, Vienna, Wells and York as well as hundreds of customized Catholic pilgrimages and parish/school performance tours throughout Europe.