The current Music Director and Organist is David Stratkauskas, who has been in the post since January 2010. David is a native of Vancouver, with a degree in Music Theory, and spent extensive time in London England working as an organist, conductor, pianist, and teacher. He also works with the Victoria Children’s Choir, and is married to Soile, a Baroque Flutist and founder and Artistic Director of the Victoria Baroque.
The Sutton Organ Scholarship is held by Emily Markwart, a fourth-year Piano student at the University of Victoria. Previous Sutton Organ Scholars include Ethan Hill and Kimberley Farris-Manning.
There are four MacRae Choral Scholarships awarded each year to full-time students to sing with the Choirsters of St John. For the 2019-2020 season the Choral Schoars are sopranos Anne van der Sloot (VCM) and Kyla Fradette (UVic); Aniela Erzinger (VCM); tenor Anton Sokalski (UVic); and bass Felix Butterfield (UVic).