Roger Daggy became the Director of Music at First Presbyterian Church in Waynesboro, VA in July of 2015. The Waynesboro native’s association with FPC began in the 1970s, when he studied organ, harpsichord and piano with then-Director of Music, Dr. R. Edward Zimmerman. Roger received his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from Northwestern University. His notable positions include Organist at Lincoln Park Presbyterian Church in Chicago, home of an historic 1888 Johnson and Son organ, Director of Music at Calvary Moravian Church in Winston-Salem, NC in the 1990s and Parish Organist for St. Matthew’s in Pacific Palisades, CA, from 2001-2015.
Roger has been a church musician and recital organist for over forty years and played concerts throughout Europe and the United States. His European venues include Winchester Cathedral in England; St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland; St. Wenzel’s, Naumberg, Germany and the Matyas Church in Budapest, Hungary. Roger’s American concerts sites include Walt Disney Concert Hall and First Congregational Church in Los Angeles, Rockefeller Chapel and St. James Cathedral in Chicago and the Cathedral of St. Philip in Atlanta. Additionally, Roger has spent over thirty years in the organ industry, much of that time devoted to the care and maintenance of historic pipe organs.