Ed is a native of Ohio and has a degree in music theory from Georgia State University. This talented and dynamic musician has written powerful music for youth. Along with his wife Karen and other outstanding musicians, Ed has worked with LifeTeen and other liturgy programs for teens.
In 2005 Ed received two Unity Awards from the United Catholic Music and Video Association (UCMVA): Artist of the Year and Liturgical Album of the Year for In the Light, the music of Michael John Poirier performed by Ed. He is composer of the beautiful contemporary Mass setting Mass of Celebration, which can be found on the CD and in the music collection Awake to the Day, as well as in the contemporary hymnal Voices As One: Volume 2. Ed was an editorial consultant for Voices As OneVolume 2 and is the producer of the incredible 10-CD set of recordings from the hymnal.
Ed lives in Georgia with his wife Karen, a talented vocalist in her own right, and their two young children Ashlyn and Caden.