Music Ministry

Giving praise through song

Music Minister and Organist

Organist and Music Minister Stephanie SmithStephanie Smith

Stephanie studied piano at Florida State University, where she also played saxophone in the Marching Chiefs. She studied organ at the University of Florida, where she was a graduate assistant in the Carillon Studio, and received her Master of Music degree in Sacred Music.

Cantor and Flautist

Cantor and Flautist Julio PerezJulio Perez

Julio’s Bachelor of Science is from Austin Peay State University in Biology, Biology Education, and Music Education. He earned a Master of Science in Marine Biology from Nova Southeastern University Oceanography. He is the Extension Agent for the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) in Putnam County, and Master Gardner Volunteer Coordinator. His specialty is Florida Friendly Residential, Commercial and Pesticide Testing and Education.


Dr. Walter Rogero, II

Walter earned a Bachelor of Music Education and Orchestral Certification from Stetson University, a Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Missions from Oral Roberts University, and a Doctor of Ministry, Church Ministries and Leadership from Oral Roberts University.

St. Mark’s Music Events 2023-24

  • May – Harp Recital
  • June – St. Mark’s Local Talent – Jim Coons Guitar, St. Mark’s Choir, Julio Perez and Walter Rogero flute duet, Guest appearance by soprano Kate Patterson.
  • July – Santa Fe Brass
  • August – Carter’s Music
  • September – December – Holiday Specials
  • Concert Series 2024


The St. Mark’s choir performs with all Rite II Sunday services. Choir practice immediately follows the worship service. We sing hymns from Episcopal Hymnal 1982, Wonder Love and Praise, and Lift Every Voice and Sing II that are singable and befit the readings for that Sunday’s program.

St. Mark’s Odell Organ

The St. Mark’s Odell Organ was built in 1926 and is the treasured centerpiece of our dynamic music program.